Agriculture and Rural Development
Programs And Services

Ag & Food Processing

Advancing Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food (ACAAF) Program (Agriculture and Food Council)
Ag Research Fund (AVAC)
Agri-Food Processing Marketing Assistance Program (Alberta Food Processors Association)
Agri-Processing Automation and Efficiency Program (Growing Forward 2)
Agri-Processing Product and Market Development (Growing Forward 2)
AgriProcessing Initiative (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)  Application deadline: Mar 31, 2014
Agrivalue Processing Business Incubator (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Certificate of Recognition Program/Small Employers Certificate of Registration (Alberta Food Processors Association)
Food Labelling Information Service (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)
Food Safety Systems Processor (Growing Forward 2)
Food Safety Systems Producer (Growing Forward 2)
Livestock Welfare Processor Program (Growing Forward 2)

Business Management

Agri-Processing Automation and Efficiency Program (Growing Forward 2)
Agri-Processing Product and Market Development (Growing Forward 2)
AgriProfit$ Business Analysis and Research Program (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Alberta Bio Future (Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions)
Biosecurity Producer Program (Growing Forward 2)
Business Opportunity Program (Growing Forward 2)
Canada Business Service Centres (Industry Canada)
Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (Natural Resources Canada)
Livestock Welfare Delivery Agent Program (Growing Forward 2)
Livestock Welfare Processor Program (Growing Forward 2)
On-Farm Energy Management (Growing Forward 2)
On-Farm Stewardship (Growing Forward 2)
Special Milk Class Permit Program (Canadian Dairy Commission)
Tax Deferral Program for Prescribed Drought Region (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
Traceability Pilot Program (Growing Forward 2)
Workforce Strategy (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)

Consulting

Industrial Research Assistance Program (National Research Council)

Environmental Stewardship

Confined Feeding Operation (CFO) Stewardship Program (Growing Forward 2)
Confined Feeding Operations (CFO) Extension Services (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Cows and Fish Program (Alberta Riparian Habitat Management Society)
EcoAction Community Funding Program (Environment Canada)
Environmental Farm Plan Program (Alberta Environmental Farm Plan)
Landowner Recognition Habitat Programs (Alberta Fish and Game Association)
Operation Grassland Community (Alberta Fish and Game Association)
Partners in Habitat Development (Eastern Irrigation Association)

Information

Ag-Info Centre (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Agri-News (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Agri-News: This Week in Agriculture (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Agricultural Processing Industry Directory (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Alberta Mental Health Help Line (Alberta Health and Wellness )
Authorized Medicine Sales Program (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Call of the Land (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Canada Business Service Centres (Industry Canada)
Coyote Predation Control Manual and Study Guide (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Ropin' the Web (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Services for Agri-Processors and Producers (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)

Insurance

Crop Insurance Programs (AFSC)
Loan Life and Accident Insurance (Farm Credit Canada)
Straight Hail Insurance (AFSC)
Western Livestock Price Insurance Program (AFSC)
Wildlife Damage Compensation (AFSC)

Licences

Barley Dealer Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Bulk Milk Grader Licence (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Canola Dealer Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Chicken Processor Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Chicken Producer Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Chicken Quota Leasing - Licencing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Cutting Hay within the Highway Right-of-Way Permit (Alberta Transportation)
Dairy Farm and Processing Operation - Licensing and Inspections (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Domestic Cervid Production Farm Licence (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Egg Processor Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Egg Producer Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Egg Producer and Processor Licencing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Fish Culture Licence (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Hatchery Operator Licensing - Issued by Alberta Hatching Egg Producers (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Hatchery Operator Licensing- Issued by Alberta Chicken Producers (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Milk Processor Licencing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Milk Producer Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Oat Dealer Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Pork - Assembler of Hogs Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Pork - Hog Buyer Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Pork - Transporter of Hogs Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Potato Dealer Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Potato Processor Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Potato Producer Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Pulse Dealer Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Sugar Beet Processor Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Sugar Beet Producer Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Turkey Hatcheryman Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Turkey Processor Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Turkey Producer Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Vegetable Processor Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Vegetable Producer Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Wheat Dealer Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)

Loans & Financing

ATB Financial's 4-H Loan Program (ATB Financial)
Advance Payments Program (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
Advance Payments Program (APP) (after harvest) (Canadian Wheat Board)
Advance Payments Program (Pre-harvest) (Canadian Canola Growers Association)
Alberta Farm Loan Program (AFSC)
Canadian Commercial Corporation (Canadian Commercial Corporation)
Capital Sourcing Program (AFSC)
Commercial Loan Program (AFSC)
Crop Input Financing (Farm Credit Canada)
FCC Ventures (Farm Credit Canada)
Feeder Cattle and Breeding Livestock (Farm Credit Canada)
Loan Programs (Farm Credit Canada)
National Equipment Dealers Finance Program (Farm Credit Canada)
Price Pooling Program (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
Retail Financing Program (Farm Credit Canada)
Revolving Loan Program (AFSC)
Specific Loan Guarantee Program (AFSC)
Value Added & Agribusiness Program (VAAP) (AFSC)

Marketing

Agri-Food Trade Service (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
Canadian Commercial Corporation (Canadian Commercial Corporation)
Price Pooling Program (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
Turkey Processor Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)

Mediation

Agricultural Operation Practices Act Nuisance Complaints (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Farm Debt Mediation Service (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)

Recognition

Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)  Application deadline: Apr 4, 2016
Alberta Century Farm & Ranch Award (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Awards of Distinction (Alberta Farm Animal Care Association )
Canada's Outstanding Young Farmers Program (Canada's Outstanding Young Farmers Program)
Landowner Recognition Habitat Programs (Alberta Fish and Game Association)

Regulatory

Agricultural Products Marketing Council Appeal Tribunal (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Beekeeping Registration and Permits (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Canada-Alberta BSE Surveillance Program (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Confined Feeding Operations (CFO) Extension Services (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Coyote Predation Control Manual and Study Guide (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Dairy Farm and Processing Operation - Licensing and Inspections (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Domestic Cervid Production Farm Licence (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Farm Implement Act Administration (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Farm Implement Dealer Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Farm Implement Distributor Licensing (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Importing Agricultural Products (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)
Incorporating a National Breed Association (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
New and Expanding Confined Feeding Operations - Application and Approval (Natural Resources Conservation Board)
Notice of Failure to Perform - New Farm Equipment (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Regulatory Process for Siting New or Expanded Confined Feeding Operations (Natural Resources Conservation Board)
Weed Control Notices and Identification (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Women's Institute Application to Incorporate (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)

Research

Advancing Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food (ACAAF) Program (Agriculture and Food Council)
Ag Research Fund (AVAC)
Agrivalue Fund (AVAC)
Alberta Barley Commission Research Program (Alberta Barley Commission)
Alberta Crop Industry Development Fund (Alberta Crop Industry Development Fund)
Alberta Innovates - Bio Solutions (Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions)
Alberta Livestock Industry Development Fund - Research Projects (Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency)
CDC Matching Investment Fund Summary (Canadian Dairy Commission)
Collaborative Research and Development Grants (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada)
Olds College Centre for Innovation (Olds College)
Scientific Research and Experimental Development Program (Canada Revenue Agency)

Rural Utilities

Remote Area Heating Allowance Program (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)  Application deadline: Mar 31, 2019
Rural Electric Program (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Rural Gas Program (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Rural Water Program (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)

Support Program

AgriRecovery (Growing Forward 2)
AgriStability (AFSC)
Agricultural Initiatives Program (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Agrivalue Fund (AVAC)
Alberta Farm Fuel Benefit (AFFB) (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Alberta Farm Recovery Plan (AFSC)
Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency Programs (Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency)
Canada-Alberta BSE Surveillance Program (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Food Safety Systems Delivery Agent Program (Growing Forward 2)
Interest Rebate Program (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Feeder Associations of Alberta)
Wildfire Cost Assessment Review (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Youth Employment Program (National Research Council)

Training & Education

4-H Clubs in Alberta - Opportunities for Adults and Youth (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Ag Awareness (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Alberta Farm Safety Program (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Alberta Green Certificate Program (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Biosecurity Delivery Agent Program (Growing Forward 2)
Biosecurity Producer Program (Growing Forward 2)
Business Management Skills Development Program (Growing Forward 2)
Environmental Farm Plan Program (Alberta Environmental Farm Plan)
Food Safety Systems Delivery Agent Program (Growing Forward 2)
Pesticide Applicator and Dispenser Training (Lakeland College)
Summer Farm Employment Program (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)  Application deadline: May 31, 2015
Traceability Training Program (Growing Forward 2)
Veterinary Work Experience Program 2015 (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)  Application deadline: Apr 15, 2015
Youth Employment Program (National Research Council)

Water

AgroClimatic Information Service (ACIS) (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Irrigation Efficiency (Growing Forward 2)
Irrigation Management Climate Information Network (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
On-Farm Water Management (Growing Forward 2)  Application deadline: Mar 15, 2018
Water Pumping Program (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)
Water Well Restoration or Replacement Program (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry)