Alberta producers who have completed VBP+ training may be eligible for funding through the Growing Forward 2 Food Safety Systems Producer program. This program is in place to help producers improve on-farm food safety practices. Eligible items include squeeze chutes with neck extenders, loadbars, scale heads, animal health software and more.
Approved applicants are eligible for reimbursement of 70% of approved activities up to a maximum of $5,000 per applicant. More details on the program are available on the Growing Forward 2 website. The program opens to applications early April each year and remains open as funding permits.