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10) Manitoba’s 2024 budget – big wins for farmers and rural communities

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Manitoba's Finance Minister, Adrien Sala, unveiled the 2024 budget, emphasizing sustained support for the agricultural sector and enhancing rural community services.

The budget has been applauded by Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) for maintaining a 50% tax rebate on farm properties and making strides towards its complete removal.

Budget 2024 also includes $146.9 million for Business Risk Management (BRM) program funding and introduces measures to support young farmers, such as increased loan amounts and rebates through the Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation (MASC).

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