Opinion: Cutting fertilizer emissions in Canada will ultimately harm the world’s environment

When Canadian farmers cut production, the void will be filled by farmers from such places as China and India, where fertilizer usage is much more intensive

Western Canadian Wheat Growers challenge proposed fertilizer reduction target

President Gunter Jochum notes the policy is precisely what Canada, and the world, does not need in a time of food insecurity and inflation. 

Grain prices will remain strong, even as we see increased production in parts of Canada: Expert

Gunter Jochum, president of The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association, joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss his view on grains including Wheat and Canola. Jochum says that even as weather conditions […]

Opinion: Ottawa should stop stoking food insecurity

Ottawa’s taxes and regulations are driving up costs for farmers and the families who buy the food they produce

No Nonsense with Pamela Wallin – Agricultural Policy with Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel

Wheat Growers Director Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel talks with Pamela Wallin about food security, fertilizer restrictions and life on the modern farm.

More Food or Less Fertilizer? Policy Pain in Canada’s Agriculture Sector

Wheat Growers’ President Gunter Jochum was a participant in the “More Food or Less Fertilizer?” webinar to discuss Canada’s role in global food security, the fertilizer emissions reduction target, and […]

Feds Continue to Insist on Cutting Fertilizer Emissions

The Western Wheat Growers launched an online petition this week they hope people outside of farming will sign. Stephen Vandervalk, the wheat growers vice president is not convinced by the minister’s […]

Ottawa’s War on Farmers Must Stop

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association has already crunched some numbers and they look ugly for the industry, and by extension, consumers.

Wheat growers blast Liberal fertilizer plan

In an interview with Western Standard, Stephen Vandervalk said the government should ask Bombardier to reduce its emissions by 30% before asking farmers.

630 CHED/770 CHQR Radio re: Fertilizer Reduction

Wheat Growers AB VP Stephen Vandervalk has a one-on-one conversation with Rob Breakenridge regarding the Federal Government’s proposed reduction of fertilizer use

72% of farmers say crop yield will plummet under Trudeau’s emissions scheme

“We have talked to other producer groups, we’re very concerned about exactly that same scenario. And will we go to these lengths like what’s happening in the Netherlands? I don’t […]

Trudeau spars with farmers on climate plan, risking grain output

“If you push farmers against the wall with no wiggle room, I don’t know where this will end up,” said Gunter Jochum, president of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association, […]

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