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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Minister Bibeau announces major change, agricultural producers are now eligible to receive the first $250,000 interest-free through FarmCash

Effective as of June 20, 2022, agricultural producers who apply for the Advance Payments Program through FarmCash are now eligible to receive the first $250,000 of their advance interest-free. This change to the i…

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Team Alberta Crops adds voices of four new partners to advocacy efforts

Team Alberta Crops is pleased to announce the addition of four new farmer organizations to the collaboration that engages in policy analysis, development and advocacy to benefit Alberta’s farmers and crop sector. Team …

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Government of Canada announces major change to the Advance Payments Program, agricultural producers can now receive their entire FarmCash advance upfront

The Government of Canada announced another temporary change to the Advance Payments Program that provides additional support for western Canadian agricultural producers experiencing cash flow difficulties in the wake of …

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Project Agriculture expands to include new junior high social studies and science topics

Four of Alberta’s crop commissions – Alberta Barley, Alberta Canola, Alberta Pulse Growers, and the Alberta Wheat Commission – have launched a new educational offering to the Project Agriculture program with a focu…

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Producers can now receive funds from Western Canada’s fastest growing Advance Payments Program and take advantage of new advance rates

Producers in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba that have applied for FarmCash can begin improving the long-term profitability of their farming operation starting today, April 1, 2022.

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Wheat farmers can claim 32 per cent SR&ED credit on their 2021 taxes

Wheat farmers who pay the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) check-off are eligible for a 32 per cent tax credit through the Scientific Research & Experimental Development Fund (SR&ED) program, for their investment i…

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