Watch to hear about Gunter’s family story, what the farm looks like now, and how regulation plays a role in the success or failure of the farm.
“Today’s Modern Grain Farm: A Harvest Across Canada” is a short video designed to help educate politicians and policymakers about the challenges and realities facing farmers today. Saskatchewan grain farmer, Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel is a Director with the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association and is featured in the film.
One of President Trump’s first actions as US President was to pull out of the TransPacific Partnership (TPP), a proposed free trade agreement between 12 Pacific Rim countries that would have comprised around 40% of the world’s GDP and had the potential to reduce and eliminate tariffs on some 18,000 agricultural and manufactured products.
The Western Canadian Wheat Growers feels there hasn’t been enough focus on Agriculture during Saskatchewan’s Provincial Election campaign. Chair Darryl Fransoo says they sent a questionnaire out to each of the registered parties on September 24th but unfortunately they only heard back from two parties.
Director Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel talks about the upcoming provincial election in relation to prairie grain farmers. Google Listeners Apple Listeners
China Brief | Edition 052: Free trade pilot in Beijing, China’s corn shortage and barley, COVID-19 vaccine, farm receipts, Spotlight feature
China is a huge trade market and one that cannot be ignored. Unfortunately, China is not a fair-trading partner. Because their market is so large, and politically-driven, they have become a bully in the trade world – punishing those who disagree with them.
While much of Lewis’s success was on the back of her social conservatism and pro-life views, her increase in stature could help draw attention to her agricultural policies. For example, Lewis was the only candidate to definitively say restoring the AgriStability program to previous levels of covering 85 percent of margin losses would be a […]
For Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel, it wasn’t so much that she wanted to set farming free, it was that she wanted to be set free from farming. Or so she thought. The Mossbank, Sask., farm kid was determined at a young age to leave country roads in the dust as soon as she could find the pavement.
For many of you reading, this race will determine who leads your favoured party into the next election, whenever that may be. The frontrunners, Erin O’Toole and Peter MacKay, recently listed ending the carbon tax as their No. 1 priority for agriculture in a survey from the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association. That isn’t a […]