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Grants available for hiring students

Farmers planning to hire a student this summer can apply for the Summer Farm Employment Program. This program gives youth the opportunity to gain farm work experience and provides farm employers with a grant of up to $500 per month for July and August. The student’s work must be directly related to the farming operation; […] Read more



Summer Farm Employment Program deadline looming

Applications processed on a first-come, first-served basis until May 31

Time is running out to get funding from the Summer Farm Employment Program. The provincial program offers wage support for farmers who employ youth during July and August. Employers must own or rent a farming operation in Alberta and have a gross production of $25,000 per year. Work must be directly related to the farming […] Read more