Important deadlines and updates
Applications for AgriStability – Deadline June 30, 2021
AgriStability is a federal-provincial program delivered by Agricultural Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) in Alberta to help farms with large margin declines caused by production loss, increased costs or market conditions. In March changes to the reference margins may impact the decision to enrol in the program. The deadline for enrolment has been extended to June 30, 2021. Now is a good time to have another look and see if the program can help your farming operation.
View examples of what this change could mean for your farm here. For more information on AgriStability and enrolment visit AFSC’s website.
Agriculture technology and labour survey
The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is looking to better understand the use of technology in Canada’s Agri-Food sector and needs farmer input. If you use your cell phone or GPS technology for your farm operation your opinion matters. The deadline to complete the survey is July 30 and you can access it below.
RDAR funds landmark agriculture water stewardship and monitoring project
Results Driven Agriculture (RDAR) and three major-life science companies have invested funds into a project by Alberta’s producer-led Crop Sector Working Group (CSWG). The novel water monitoring project will help ensure that farmers have access to innovative crop protection tools while upholding sound environmental stewardship. Project participants in the study include Alberta Seed Growers!
Read the full press release here.