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Posted October 2, 2018

Livestock Tax Deferral Provision

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA – The Livestock Tax Deferral provision allows farmers who sell part of their breeding herd due to drought or flooding in prescribed drought or flood regions to defer a portion of sale proceeds to the following year....

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Posted October 2, 2018

Livestock Producers Receive Tax Relief for 2018

CANADA NEWSWIRE OTTAWA, Sept. 14, 2018 /CNW/ – Extreme weather conditions have caused feed shortfalls in several provinces, which has led to designated regions in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba,and Quebec being eligible for livestock tax deferral provision. Our Government today released an initial list of these designated...

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Posted October 2, 2018

Dry condition information for producers

In the late summer, 2018, the following information about supports for producers was made available to assist them with dealing with excessively dry conditions. PROVINCE PROVIDES LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS WITH ADDITIONAL FUNDING OPTIONS TO COMBAT DRY CONDITIONS Livestock Producers Receive Tax...

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Posted August 28, 2018

Resources for Producers facing dry conditions

Information for Beef Producers Dealing With Dry Conditions The following list of resources may be useful to Manitoba beef producers dealing with the effects of dry conditions on their operations. Sourcing Feed and Alternative Feeds: Manitoba Hay Listing Service https://web31.gov.mb.ca/HayListClntExtrnl/...

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Posted August 24, 2018

BMP Funding Available under Ag Action Manitoba for Farmers Program

Eligible producers have until September 3 to apply for cost-shared funding through the Ag Action Manitoba for Farmers program (Assurance: Beneficial Management Practices component) to implement beneficial management practices (BMPs) identified in their Environmental Farm Plan (EFP). Producers must have...

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Posted August 7, 2018

Ben Fox steps down as MBP president

Ben Fox, who has been president of Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) since February 2017, has stepped down effective August 7 from his role as president to seek a federal party nomination. Tom Teichroeb, MBP’s vice-president, will assume the role of...