Beneficial Management Practices Sub-Program

Call for Applications for Soil Conservation - Erosion Control Structures

The application intake is September 15, 2020 at 8:00 am for 2021-22 Erosion Control Structure projects under the Agriculture Stewardship Program - Beneficial Management Practices (BMP) Sub-Program. Applications submitted prior to September 15th will not be accepted.  Applications are processed on a first come first served basis and funding will be allotted based on the 2021/22 Departmental budget.

Funding assistance is offered at 55% of eligible expenses up to $20,000 per fiscal year to a maximum of $75,000 under the Agriculture Stewardship Program over the life of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership Framework Agreement (2018-2023). 

The Beneficial Management Practices Sub-Program will support the implementation of BMPs (for eligible BMPs see Appendix A of this document) on a cost-shared and/or per acre funding basis. 

Who is eligible for funding?

What types of activities are eligible for funding?

  • Education and awareness building activities for producers related to BMPs;
  • Promotion, development, and implementation of BMP practices;
  • Cost-shared financial support for the implementation of Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs) targeted at specific outcomes, BMP categories will include but are not limited to:
    • Soil;
    • Water;
    • Energy; and 
    • Integrated Pest Management.

How much funding am I eligible for?

A maximum of $75,000 per farming operation over the life of the CAP Agreement (2018-2032) is permitted.

Where can I find more information?

When can I submit my applications?

Applications for Beneficial Management Practices will open at 8:00 a.m. on April 1 each fiscal year (April 1 - March 31), with the exception of the Soil Conservation - Erosion Control Structures BMP.  

Applications for the 2021-2022 Soil Conservation - Erosion Control Structures BMP will open at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.  

Applications received prior to these dates and time will not be considered

For more information contact:

Agriculture Stewardship Program Information Officer
PEI Department of Agriculture and Land
11 Kent Street, PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE, C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-4880
Fax: (902) 368-4857 
Email: agstewardship@gov.pe.ca

Published date: 
September 10, 2020
Agriculture and Land

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