Tools to succeed
Below is a list of useful resources related to the Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) and Beneficial Management Practices (BMP) programs.
BENEFICIAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES (BMP) PROGRAM
The 2020-21 Beneficial Management Practices (BMP) Program is now open.
BMP applications will only be accepted until December 2 at 12:59PM with the exception of Supplemental Management Plans. Please see details on the page below for the various application intake windows.. Applications must be complete and be accompanied with all appropriate or required information and documents in order to be processed for approval.
Due to COVID-19 precautions, applications will only be accepted by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or fax (604) 854-4485.
APPLICATIONS CURRENTLY ACCEPTED
Applications currently being accepted:
Soil Nutrient Assessments* (new!) - OPEN
Supplementary Management Plans and Technical Design Projects - OPEN
Farm Projects impacted by compliance with Code of Practice for Agricultural Environmental Management - OPEN
Long Term Complex or Construction Projects - OPEN
Irrigation Projects - OPEN
Short Term Projects or Equipment Purchases - OPEN
You can find the BMP application form and additional documents in the Program Documents section below.
Note: Producers who completed an eligible BMP project in this program year (starting April 1, 2020) without cost-share support may be able to retroactively apply and claim expenses. For more information please contact ARDCorp at (604) 854-4483 or by email: (email@example.com).
SOIL NUTRIENT ASSESSMENT*
New funding is available for soil and nutrient assessments (SNA). B.C. producers can apply now for reimbursement of analytical fees for soil and nutrient assessments (maximum rebate of $1,040 per farm). The rebate applies to samples collected between August 20 to November 30, 2020. Applications for the rebate must be submitted to ARDCorp by December 30, 2020.
Contact the ARDCorp office for more information.
Beneficial Management Practices
List of IPM Plan Approved Contractors (June 2020)
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Plan Process (March 2019)
Environmental Farm Plan
EFP REFERENCE GUIDE - New Version Available Soon
This reference guide is used to support the EFP Planning Workbook which is used during the EFP Planning process. Although the existing Reference Guide does not reflect current agri-environmental regulations, it still contains valuable information. Available here for reference.
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