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Soil Conservation Incentives

Original Sub-Program Description

  1. OMAF will support incentives to reduce phosphorus loadings of water systems by controlling movement of water and sediment from lands intensively cropped.

  2. Grants available to farmers to assist in capital cost of constructing erosion control structures to reduce ditch and stream bank erosion, as well as erosion on agricultural lands. Grants up to $7,500 for 50% of the eligible construction costs will be provided.

  3. Extension advice to be provided by OMAF staff. When structure is satisfactorily completed, the grant will be paid. Grants will encourage farmers to build adequate structures, promote soil conservation, protect the soil and improve water quality.

  4. Part of the Ontario Soil Conservation and Environmental Protection Assistance Program (OSCEPAP II).

Responsibility: Provincial Government - OMAF

Budget: $7.0 Million - $8,171,300 spent

Delivery Agent: OMAF






Created: 04-10-1996
Last Updated: Thursday, May 19, 2011 10:57:49 AM