By Lilian Schaer on behalf of Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association Guelph, Ontario Farmers and the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority have joined forces to help improve water quality in the region. A unique funding opportunity, called the Priority Subwatershed Project (PSP), provides farmers with cost share support to implement Best Management Practices (BMPs) […]

By Lilian Schaer on behalf of Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association Guelph, Ontario Farmers in the Chatham-Kent area are actively participating in a special cost-share program to boost water quality in the region through changing practices on-farm. The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority (LTVCA) has long been working with local farmers on implementation of […]

The deadline to apply for the 2017 Farmland Health Incentive Program (FHIP) has been extended! Applications will continue to be received until funding is fully allocated. Applications will now be reviewed in the order they are received for the entire GLASI eligible area. Now is the time to apply for your 2017 projects! With up […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2016 By Lilian Schaer Millbank, ON – Dean Bauman was in search of a low maintenance windbreak that would reduce wind erosion of the soil and control weed seeds on his Perth County dairy farm near Millbank. It was during an Environmental Farm Plan workshop that he first learned of […]

The Farmland Health Incentive Program (FHIP) will return for producers in the Great Lakes Agricultural Stewardship Initiative (GLASI) eligible area this fall. This innovative stewardship program provides financial support for producers to implement select Best Management Practices (BMPs) that improve soil health and water quality. With up to $50,000 available per farm business over the […]

  The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) is pleased to announce that the newest installment of the Great Lakes Agricultural Stewardship Initiative (GLASI) is now available. The Farmland Health Incentive Program (FHIP) offers cost-share funding for farmers located within the Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair watersheds and the Lake Huron southeast shores […]

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