Programs, Grants & Awards
Farm Management Canada and Farm Credit Canada announce the winners of the 2018 Y We Farm video competition. The winners are Rachel Bekkers from Nova Scotia, Ross Springford from British Columbia, and Jill Azanza from British Columbia.
The governments of Canada and Manitoba will be supporting four diversification centres, according to an announcement made today by Lawrence MacAulay, federal agricultural minister, and Ralph Eichler, Manitoba agricultural minister.
Alberta producers who own an irrigated agricultural operation within the province are now able to apply for a program that will help them with the costs of upgrading their irrigation equipment and moving to a more efficient system.
Published in Irrigation
The Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture (CYSA) Competition announced the winners of the 2018 competition which took place Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto.
The Alberta Environmental Farm Plan launched a new updated design for its online tool, the Webbook, which allows producers to complete an environmental farm plan online.
The deadline to nominate someone to be Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association's Soil Champion, an annual award recognizing excellence in sustainable soil management and those who advocate for the cause, is Nov. 1, 2018.
The Canadian Grain Commission has extended the deadlines of its Harvest Sample Program by a month in response to the delayed harvest experienced by producers in parts of Canada.
The deadline for nominations for the Brigid Rivoire Award for Champions of Agricultural Mental Health is Nov. 16, 2018. The annual award recognizes an individual, organization or group that has made outstanding contributions in raising awareness, addressing stigma and supporting agricultural mental health in their local community.
Plant health partners in Canada, from industry associations to academia, come together to establish the Canadian Plant Health Council to collectively address evolving risks to plant and animal resources.
Lawrence MacAulay, minister of agriculture and agri-food, announced the government will be investing $70 million over the next five years to address environmental challenges and hire approximately 75 scientists and science professionals in emerging fields of agricultural science.
The Pest Management Centre is inviting submissions for its 2018 Pest Management Research Report (PMRR), an annual resource on integrated pest management of insect pests and plant diseases significant to the agri-food industry in Canada.
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is accepting nominations for one director and three regional representatives in Region 3, as well as the director-at-large position, which represents all five regions.
Farm Management Canada (FMC) and the Canadian Association of Diploma in Agriculture Programs (CADAP) are accepting applications for the 2018-19 Excellence Award for Agricultural Students.
Published in Business & Policy
The deadline to submit a letter of intent for the Canola Agronomic Research Program (CARP) is end of day, Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
Lawrence MacAulay, minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced a federal investment of up to $8.3 million to the Organic Federation of Canada, under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, AgriScience Clusters.
Manitoba Agriculture shares farm safety reminders in an effort to reduce the number of accidents during harvest season.
Published in Harvesting
Manitoba Agriculture alerts agricultural producers affected by dry conditions of the programs and services available to livestock producers to manage forage shortages.
Nominations are now open for the Farm Management Canada's (FMC) 2018 Wilson Loree Award, honouring those who have made contributions to agricultural business management practices and expertise in Canada.
The AgriRisk Initiatives Program, dedicated to exploring and developing risk management products and services, has been renewed under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
Lawrence MacAulay, minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of up to $6.3 million in funding to the Western Grains Foundation for a five-year Integrated Crop Agronomy cluster that will focus on agronomy research into multi-crop and integrated crop production.
Ontario Federation of Agriculture Annual General MeetingMon Nov 19, 2018 @ 8:15am - 12:00pm
Canadian Wheat Symposium/FHB workshopMon Nov 19, 2018 @ 3:00pm - 12:00pm
Intercropping/Cover Crop WorkshopWed Nov 21, 2018 @ 8:30am - 05:00pm
Ignite - FCC Young Farmer SummitWed Nov 21, 2018 @10:00am - 03:30pm
Agricultural Excellence Conference 2018Mon Nov 26, 2018