Government programming and partnerships in support of farm-level adaptation in Saskatchewan

Agricultural producers are playing a leading role in innovating responses to climate variability. They are implementing environmental management practices and other measures that reduce farm- and ranch-level vulnerability to climate change impacts, including revenue loss due to drought. Some of these innovations have been supported by government programs, such as the Canada-Saskatchewan Farm Stewardship Program (FSP) and the Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Program (FRWIP). The FRWIP helps to address drought by financing infrastructure projects such as dugouts, wells and water pipelines that increase water access. FSP supports environmental farm plans and beneficial management practices that assist with climate change adaptation or that maintain or improve water resources and biodiversity.

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