Due to program updates for 2024, all applicants are required to submit new applications.
New for 2024:
All eligible 2023 payments are in progress. Applicants are encouraged to submit their final reports as soon as possible to receive prompt payment.
OFCAF provides financial support to producers to accelerate their adoption and implementation of on-farm Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs) to lower Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, support production efficiency, sustainability and resiliency on their farm operations.
To assist producers with their adoption of new BMPs, the program will offer producers resources to support BMP implementation and provide BMP design recommendations.
RDAR is a delivery partner, selected by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, to distribute funds associated with this program.
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Areas of Focus
Improving Nitrogen Management
Increasing Adoption of Cover Cropping
For example, payment-per-acre to cover adoption or related costs such as seed and custom seeding. Cover crops protect and enhance the soil while reducing erosion risks associated with annual cropping systems.