Youth Employment and Skills Program provides funding to organizations for the creation of agricultural internships that provide career-related work experiences to youth and youth facing barriers.
Amendments made to the Agricultural Marketing Programs Regulations increase loan limits from $400,000 to $1 million for all producers on a permanent basis, and increase the interest-free portion of loans on canola advances from $100,000 to $500,000 in the 2019 program year under the APP. Producers of all other commodities can continue to receive up to $100,000 interest-free. As of May 29, canola advances are eligible for up to $400,000 in interest-free loans. Producers will be able to apply for the new amounts as early as June 10 and new advances above $400,000 will be issued as of June 26.
Visit the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada website to learn more.
The Regulatory Implementation Committee has released its fifth TRACE newsletter regarding the proposed amendments to the Health of Animals Regulations dealing with livestock identification and traceability. The current newsletter focuses on one of the key elements of the regulatory proposal: reporting animal movements. View newsletter.
Full Time Executive Director: Alberta Lamb Producers
Application deadline: 17 June, 2019
Alberta Lamb Producers (ALP) mission is empowering the sheep industry through education, innovation and advocacy. ALP operates under regulations of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act (MAPA) and is directed by producers through a board of seven directors. The Executive Director is responsible for implementing the ALP's strategic plan for the Alberta sheep industry.
OTTAWA, February 27 - The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) was pleased to hear the announcement by the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food, Lawrence MacAulay, of the Starter Loan Program from Farm Credit Canada (FCC).
The Government of Canada has released the final list of designated regions where livestock tax deferral has been authorized for 2018 due to drought conditions in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick.