The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association (WCWGA) says it was stunned to see the federal government deliver another $1.75 Billion dollars to the supply management sector.
The Western Canadian Wheat Growers (WCWG) called the move “shameful” and an act of “simply electioneering” by the government, which will pay out $345 million directly to dairy producers in proportion to their quota, in the first year of the plan.
Stephen Vandervalk featured on GX on Agriculture talking about the trade issues and the government’s passive stance
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Farm group pegs ag losses at $3.7 billion as trade disputes with China, India, Italy and others add up
The unprecedented number of diplomatic disputes and non-tariff trade barriers affecting the export of Canadian agricultural products is now at “crisis” level, a prairie farm group is warning.
Wheat Growers Director Cherilyn Jolly Nagel talks with RealAgriculture.
In a firmly worded June 17 letter to federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association said Ottawa must do more to protect the economic interests of Canada's cereal grain, pulse and oilseed producers.
“Any extra sale is critical this year. That gives us some optimism,” said Jim Wickett, a Saskatchewan farmer and chairman of Western Canadian Wheat Growers.
Director Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel, Saskatchewan Director on the board of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association, talks about the federal government's climate action incentive fund. Listen at 6:20.
Director Matt Sawyer featured: Alberta farm incomes plummeted in 2018 due to a “brutal” combination of conditions that included severe drought, wild weather and global trade barriers.