The Efficient Grain Dryer Program (EGDP) was announced by the Federal and Provincial Agriculture Ministers on February 11. It is an energy efficiency program intended to assist producers with reducing the overall energy use on their operations. The program will only fund equipment that shows a significant energy efficiency improvement over standard practice.
New applicants need an Alberta Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) to qualify. Farmers do not need it when they apply, but the need to have it complete for reimbursement. EFP’s need to be updated within 10 years.