- Agriculture & Environment
- Environmental Stewardship
- Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP)
Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP)
PartnershipThe Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) is a five-year, $3 billion federal-provincial-territorial initiative taking the place of Growing Forward 2 (GF2) and is aimed at generating economic growth in the agricultural sector and delivering the greatest benefits for farmers, food processors and Canadian families. CAP is in effect from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2023.
Who is Eligible?Primary producers in Alberta who have proven to generate a minmum of $10,000 annual on farm income. Leased parcels are eligible uner CAP as long as the applicant has permission from the land owner.
At a GlanceCAP is a package that consists of 15 programs to support the unique needs of Alberta's agriculture industry.
The Environmental Stewardship and Climate Change - Producer Program is one of the most relevant for agricultural producers in the MD of Bighorn. A valid Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) is required to be eligible for this program.
Examples of projects that can be funded under the Environmental Stewardship and Climate Change - Producer Program
- watering systems (natural water sources)
- riparian fencing
- livestock facility management
- improved manure storage facilities
- wetland assessments