Edmonton Alberta – RDAR is excited to announce that it will be open to receiving applications for the On-Farm Climate Action Fund (OFCAF) program starting August 4, 2022.
RDAR was announced as one of 12 national delivery partners for the federally funded program in February 2022. Over the last several months, RDAR has been preparing to launch the program.
The On-Farm Climate Action Fund (OFCAF) is a cost-share funding program that supports farmers in adopting best management practices (BMPs) that reduce greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions and store carbon, specifically for in-field nitrogen management, expanding cover cropping, and implementing rotational grazing practices.
This program helps producers adopt different practices by offsetting 85% of the cost. Alberta farmers and ranchers can apply for up to $75,000 in funding for to implement practices related to nitrogen management, rotational grazing, and cover cropping.
To help producers prepare to apply for funding, RDAR is hosting a series of one-hour OFCAF webinar sessions. These sessions will help farmers and ranchers understand the application process, eligibility and how to apply.
Register for a OFCAF webinar session
More information on applying to this program be available on the OFCAF website and in the OFCAF Newsletter. OFCAF application intake begins August 4, 2022 and continues through March 2024.
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