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Technology and Science Adoption Sub-Program - Beef Genetics Project
The Technology and Science Adoption Sub-Program will support the adoption and/or implementation of best practices, new technologies, and processes that will improve efficiency and profit margins. The Beef Genetics Project offered under this program, addresses seed-stock testing, premium sires, purebred heifer purchase, Commercial heifer evaluation.
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On - Farm Assurance - Beef
The objective of this program is to improve the uptake, knowledge and education as it relates to Assurance Systems, such as Verified Beef Production VBP+, Traceability, Biosecurity, Animal Welfare and Animal Health. Click here for the Application. Click HERE for the application.

RFID Readers
50% funding up to a maximum of $1,333.00 per reader for completing Phase I of the VBP+ program. Or, 75% up to $2,000.00 for completing Phase I of the VBP+ program and attending a Humane Handling Workshop.

Handling Facilities
50% funding up to a maximum of $5,000.00 per handling system for producers who attend a Humane Handling Workshop and complete Phase I of the VBP+ program.

VBP+ Audits: 75% of the cost of a Third-Party Audit to become “Registered” under the VBP+ program, value of $543.75.

VPB+ registered producers will be eligible for 50% of the cost of a third party re-audit for VBP+, value of $362.50.

Two Biosecurity barn signs to any producer who completes Phase I of the VBP+ program.

Animal Health Management
Producers will be eligible for funding for 40% of 15$ per pair ($6.00/pair) for each fully vaccinated cow calf pair. To be eligible producers must attend one of the animal health management workshops that will be held following CPHO guidelines – producers must pre-register to attend these once they are scheduled. Watch your emails and social media for upcoming dates. The producer and your veterinarian must also sign a declaration agreeing with the information provided in the herd Management questionnaire found HERE.

Age Verification Program
To help Island cattle producers in being included in the CCIA's system, the PEI Cattle Producers offers a third party Age Verification service. To verify the age of your herd, complete the verification forms available HERE or from the PEICP's office, and fax them along with birth dates to the PEICP at (fax: 902-367-3082). There is no cost to the producer for this service. For more information on Age Verification please CLICK here.

The ALUS (Alternative Land Use Services) program is a voluntary program for PEI landowners and farmers. The program protects PEI water, fish and wildlife habitat. The goals of the ALUS program is to reduce soil erosion and siltation of streams; to improve water quality; to improve and increase wildlife habitat; and to reduce the impact of climate change. For more information and to print the application form please DOWNLOAD program guidelines and application form.

Deadstock Pick-up and Removal Service
This is a fee based service available to all Island Beef Producers. Fees are based on inventories or marketings from each individual farm. Invoices for the service are sent out in March. Only those who pay their invoice will be eligible for pick-ups. MORE >

Verified Beef Production
Verified Beef Production (VBP) is Canada's verified on-farm food safety program for beef – a dynamic program to uphold consumer confidence in the products and good practices of this country's beef producers.
Canada's beef producers already have a reputation for acting responsibly, but VBP takes that to a new level. Grass-roots driven and industry-led, the program is part of a broad effort by Canada's food providers to ensure on-farm food safety. Click HERE for more information about the program or to take part. You can also contact the PEI Cattle Producers for more information.

Premise Identification
Please click HERE to fill out the Premise Identification form and click HERE for more information on Premise Identification.


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