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October 28 Deadline to Complete Manitoba Government’s Survey re: Agricultural Crown Lands Program – Forage Leases

Producers are reminded that the Manitoba government has announced a consultation related to the Agricultural Crown Lands (ACL) Program and forage leases as part of its continuing review of the program.

As per the province’s September 28 news release, “Manitoba Agriculture is exploring other policy, program, regulation and service improvements to enhance the productivity and sustainability of agricultural Crown forage lands including mechanisms for leaseholders to invest in productivity and adjustments to the terms and conditions of leases.”

To complete the online EngageMB survey by October 28, visit http://engagemb.ca/agcl-forage-leases.

We have also provided a PDF version of the survey that you can print off and mail to the address below, as well as a background document on ACL program changes the provincial government has made in recent years.

Please mail hard copies of the completed survey by October 28 to:

Manitoba Agriculture

Attention: Marnie Carey

816-401 York Ave

Winnipeg, MB R3C 0P8

 

To read the news release where this consultation was announced (and which also refers to the provincial government implementing a temporary three-year rent reduction for forage leases on agricultural Crown lands commencing in 2023) go to:

https://news.gov.mb.ca/news/index.html?item=56479&posted=2022-09-28