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Nutrient management BMP demonstration grants available


September 15, 2008
By OMAFRA

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Nutrient management BMP demonstration grants available

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has
allocated funding to organizations supporting demonstration projects
targeting any producers not regulated by the Nutrient Management Act.

September 15, 2008, Guelph, Ont. – The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has allocated funding to organizations supporting demonstration projects targeting any producers not regulated by the Nutrient Management Act.

Up to $20,000 of grant funds are available for innovative demonstration and validation field projects related directly to improving the management of nutrients on agriculture lands within Ontario.
 
These funds are administered through the Nutrient Management BMP Demonstration Grant. Ontario
Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA)
will deliver the grant on behalf of OMAFRA, but the grants are available to any agricultural organization, conservation authority, college or university. OSCIA is a non-profit farm organization, representing a credible, active grassroots voice, devoted to communicating and facilitating responsible, economic management of soil, water, air and crops.
 
OSCIA has issued a request for proposal to solicit project proposals for funding consideration under the Nutrient Management BMP Demonstration Grant Program. The eligibility criteria, details of funding, and templates are available on the OSCIA website www.ontariosoilcrop.org.


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