Ontario will provide a most profit of $220 per head of cattle for drought-stricken areas of the province by means of the newly-named Canada-Ontario Transported Feed AgriRecovery Initiative.
The initiative is now accepting functions till November 1, 2021 and can present emergency help to “producers who are incurring extraordinary costs to feed livestock due to drought conditions in the Kenora, Rainy River, and Thunder Bay regions.”
Different livestock species, reminiscent of bison, elk, horses, alpacas, llamas, deer, sheep, and goat may qualify for some protection.
The initiative is along with the $2 million offered underneath the Northwestern Livestock Emergency Help Initiative, which offered help for emergency feed, water, and fencing. That program will proceed to take functions till November 1, 2021, and is run by Agricorp.
AgriRecovery is a federal-provincial-territorial aid framework to assist agricultural producers with the extraordinary prices related to recovering from pure disasters. Eligible prices can be supported on the 60-40 cost-shared federal-provincial foundation outlined underneath the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
Farmers and ranchers can apply for the AgriRecovery program, right here.