During this time of uncertaintly a number of organizations and agencies have put out information and learning opportunities for producers to consider in light of COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on agricultural activities in Mountain View County, Alberta and Canada. Please take time to check some of these resources out.
Check back often as we endeavour to update this information.
UPDATED: Federal response for Canada's farmers
Prime Minister announces support for farmers and agri-food businesses under Canada’s response to COVID-19:
- Read the media release
- Advance Payments Program - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
- Federal Agriculture Programs & Services
UPDATED: COVID-19 and the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions
The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions are publishing information about COVID-19 and how it pertains to wheat and barley producers in the province on their respective blogs:
NEW: Register for the Foothills Forage and Grazing Association Webinars
The Foothills Forage and Grazing Association has a number of webinars for poducer to consider. Check out the link below for an overview of the webinars and links to register:
Recommendations for Canadian cattle sales during COVID-19
The Beef Cattle Research Council has compiled a list to assist with guidance regarding COVID-19 and cattle sales.
Working on the Farm and COVID-19
The Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council is compiling the latest news, information and tips about COVID-19 and how it can relate to your farm and your workers.
Farm Credit Canada COVID-19 updates and resources
Farm Credit Canada (FCC) continues to compile a list of COVID-19 resources for farmers and producers.