Funding can be obtained from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership if the applicant meets the following criteria:
• You must be an active farmer operating in Alberta,
Active farmer definition: An individual or a registered corporation responsible for the day-to-day management and work on the farm, including responsibility for input costs for agricultural crops or livestock producing at least $10,000 worth of farm commodities annually, but does not include a landlord whose only interest in the crop or livestock is that of ownership of the land.
• You must have a current Alberta Environmental Farm Plan (EFP). To be current, an EFP needs to have been completed in the last ten years, and
• You must submit a copy of your EFP Certificate or Letter of Completion along with your application or reimbursement forms.
For more details on Catagory C, Shelterbelts and Eco-buffers (304) funding, please click here.
The following booklets will assist in your planning process: