Funding Available for Farm Projects

Originally Published in, Aug 21,2013

Earlier this month, the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) announced that the Species at Risk Farm Incentive Program (SARFIP) had renewed funding for 2013 from Environment Canada and the Ministry of Natural Resources. Farmers will be able to access cost-share funding for on-farm projects that benefit Ontario’s species at risk. Delivered by OSCIA, the program aims to help farmers adopt Best Management Practices (BMP) to enhance the farm operation, while supporting local species at risk, improving croplands, wetlands, woodlands and riparian areas.

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) is also assisting farmers in undertaking beneficial projects on farm properties through the Clean Water – Healthy Land Financial Assistance Program. This funding program is offered within the Municipality of Clarington, the Municipality of Port Hope, and the Township of Hamilton in partnership with member municipalities.

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