Whitemud Watershed District is offering additional funding to producers for projects that are approved through the Ag Action program:
Managing Livestock Access to Riparian Areas
- Deadline for applying this program through Ag Action is October 1st, 2021
- Once approved for this project, contact Whitemud Watershed for a chance to receive additional funding towards your project. Call the office at 204-476-5019 or email email@example.com.
Application and program information can be found here: Managing Livestock Access to Riparian Areas Application
Province Extends Application Deadline for Beneficial Management Practice
The Manitoba government has extended the application deadline for Ag Action Manitoba- Assurance: Beneficial Management Practice (BMP 503) to Oct. 1 from Sept. 1, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Ralph Eichler announced today.
Items eligible for cost-shared funding include:
-water source development, constructing new or rehabilitating existing wells or dugouts;
-solar, wind or grid-powered alternative watering systems;
-permanent fencing to restrict livestock access to surface water and dugouts; and
-permanent pipeline development.
Governments Provide Livestock Producers with Funding Options to Address Dry Conditions on Pasture
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are advising that livestock producers who have been affected by dry conditions on pasture in Manitoba can apply for funding to support water source development under Ag Action Manitoba. Producers can contact their local Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development office, call the department toll-free at 1-84-GROW-MB-AG (1-844-769-6224) for more information on any of these programs and services, or go to www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture under Quick Links.