Producer-led groups enrolled in this program receive limited funding for operational costs and necessary infrastructure to support the delivery of agricultural demonstration and research activities.
Other sites, with appropriate infrastructure, good governance and a history of engagement in suitable demonstration or research activities could potentially be added to the program.
The objectives of the Agri-ARM Program are to:
- Increase the adoption of new agricultural production technologies and practices;
- To provide farmers with more tools for environmental and economic decision-making;
- Develop and maintain an adequate level of infrastructure and expertise for regional applied research and demonstration; and
- Increase public awareness of agriculture's role in environmental stewardship and the overall economy.
At this time only the eight Agri-ARM sites listed above are eligible for the program.
There are eight Agri-ARM sites: