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2021 Canada - Saskatchewan Drought Response Initiative
The purpose of the initiative is to provide compensation for extraordinary expenses, due to drought conditions, related to the maintenance of breeding livestock.
Who is eligible: An individual (18 yrs or older), corporation or partnership that reports farm income in SK and owns female breeding stock livestock.
First Payment: Applications accepted Sept. 1 2021 to January 31, 2022 based on female breeding stock inventory August 1, 2021 for up to $100.00/head.
Second Payment: Applications accepted January 31, 2021 to March 31, 2022 based on female breeding stock inventory Dec 31 2021 for up to $100/head.
- For payment 2 applicants will be required to complete an "Extraordinary Costs Questionnaire"
- Extraordinary costs include feed, water & feed transportation, labour, alternative grazing & temporary fencing etc
- Where supported extraordinary costs are equal or greater than $285/head, payment = $100/head
- Where supported extraordinary costs are less than $285/head, payment is
Example: ($200 of costs X 70%) - $100 = $40.00/hd
As there are many different scenarios it is important to read all the program details before applying at: https://www.scic.ca/2021-canadasaskatchewan- drought-response-initiative/