The Manitoba Association of Watersheds (MAW) is a successful recipient of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) On Farm Climate Action Fund Project. This project will receive up to $40 million over two-years to be used throughout Manitoba and Saskatchewan, The funding will support three key farming practices that benefit climate resiliency in agriculture: rotational grazing, nitrogen management, and cover crops.
The AAFC project will be overseen by a steering committee led by MAW, and including
Saskatchewan Association of Watersheds (SAW), Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association (MFGA), Saskatchewan Forage Council (SFC), Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation (MHHC), and Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP), in addition to representatives from watershed districts in both Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The project partners will be fully engaged in planning, outreach, mentorship, and producer engagement.
More information will be made available in March. Read the full press release below!