Agriculture Support

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) - Information for industry

Measure for international agricultural employees:

Keeping Canadians and workers in the food supply chain safe



COVID-19 support program - Payment deferrals and credit line program

Who is eligible? Producers, agribusinesses and food processors.

How to access? Contact the Farm Credit Canada office in Casselman at 613-764-1515.

Farm Credit Canada offers the following measures:

  • a deferral of principal and interest payments up to six months for existing loans; or
  • a deferral of principal payments up to 12 months.

For more information.


Agri-Food Open for E-Business - Targeted Intake

The Governments of Canada and Ontario are supporting the agriculture, agri-food and agri-products sectors to capture online e-business opportunities that will help create new, expanded or enhanced markets and open new retail channels to help generate new revenue streams for future growth.

The Agri-Food Open for E-Business initiative will help food producers, farmers markets, retailers, garden centres, greenhouses, nurseries, and agricultural associations develop online business, providing consumers with greater access to a wide variety of food and agriculture products.

This targeted application intake features two funding streams:

  1. Bring Your Business Online: Provides a grant of up to $5,000 to eligible organizations/businesses to help establish an online presence.
  2. Develop Online Business Opportunities: Provides cost-share funding for up to 90 per cent of eligible costs to a maximum of $75,000 to develop e-business opportunities on a larger scale.

For more information.

Other programs
Agri-Food Workplace Protection Program – Producers
Agri-Food Workplace Protection Program - Provincially Licensed Meat Processors


Additional support

PREC is in partnership with: SITEWEBFINAL