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Managing on-farm plastic waste and growing the bioeconomy

Canadian farmers are looking to reduce waste, and plant-based plastics are an increasingly popular alternative as part of a growing Canadian bioeconomy. Creating exciting new options for Canadian farmers, while supporting them in responsibly managing on-farm plastic waste, is helping to build a healthier economy and environment.

How climate-friendly farming fits into Canada’s budget

Fields, vineyards, orchards, and ranches could soon see their greenhouse gas emissions plummet thanks to unprecedented support from the federal government. Monday’s 2021 federal budget announced about $270 million in funding over two years to help farmers transition to climate-friendly practices.