Canada to help farmers adopt clean technologies


The Cattle Site

08 June 2021


The Canadian government is helping farmers and agri-businesses adopt clean technologies to reduce carbon emissions as part of the new Agricultural Clean Technology Program.


During Canadian Environment Week, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced details of the new $165.7-million Agricultural Clean Technology Program.


Under the program, farmers and agri-businesses will have access to funding to help develop and adopt the latest clean technologies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and enhance their competitiveness. This funding will help them continue to move towards a low-carbon economy by focusing on three priority areas: green energy and energy efficiency; precision agriculture; and the bioeconomy.


The new program has two funding streams ...


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