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News Release: Manitoba Supports Sustainable Agriculture Practices says Struthers ...

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Manitoba News Release ............................................................ April 22, 2010 - - - Over 180 Projects Approved For 2009-10 and 2010-11 The Manitoba Sustainable Agriculture Practices Program (MSAPP) has completed its first intake of applications for beneficial management practice (BMP) incentive funding for the 2010-11 fiscal year, Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Minister Stan Struthers announced today. "The MSAPP is a incentive-based program announced by the province in 2008 to encourage producers to adopt and implement BMPs to help reduce greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions that contribute to climate change," said Struthers "The MSAPP is part of our commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2012 to help achieve its climate change objectives and transition to a low-carbon and green economy." To date, over 180 sustainable agriculture projects have been approved with Manitoba producers eligible for payments of over

World Will Completely Miss 2010 Biodiversity Target

John Mulrow | Apr 22, 2010 - Worldwatch Institute Species classified by...