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New Polling Data – Farmers Overwhelmingly Opposed to Proposed Fertilizer Emissions Cut

CALGARY, AB: New polling data from iFusion Research demonstrates the federal government’s proposed 30% fertilizer emissions cut is on the wrong side of the opinions of those who know this [...]

Wheat Growers Challenge Proposed Fertilizer Reduction – “Will lead to broke farmers, food insecurity, inflation” – Submission to Federal Government

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers have taken a firm stand in opposition to a proposed cut of 30% to nitrogen-based fertilizer emission reduction in a submission to the […]

Ten Years of Marketing Freedom

CALGARY, AB: On August 1, 2012, Western Canadian grain farmers will celebrate the end of the Canadian Wheat Board’s monopoly on the sale of wheat and barley and the freedom […]

Conservative Party Leadership Candidates Response to Agriculture Policy Issues

CALGARY, AB: With the Conservative Party of Canada Leadership selection underway, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers have surveyed the approved candidates regarding their position on seven specific agriculture policies. The […]

Federal-Provincial-Territorial AG Minister’s Real Priorities

CALGARY, AB: With the FPT Agriculture Minister’s set to meet this week in Saskatchewan, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers urge the discussion to focus on the reality facing Canadian grain […]

Wheat Growers PMRA Review Submission re: Pest Control Products Act

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers have made their submission to the Pest Management Regulatory Agency’s review of the Pest Control Products Act. Canada’s pesticide regulatory system is one […]

Congratulations to CP Rail and TCRC

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers offer congratulations to both CP Rail and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference for reaching an agreement to enter into binding arbitration and ending […]

Rail Strike Hurts Everyone – Immediate Back To Work Legislation Required

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers hold the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference accountable for the CP Rail strike that will disrupt the movement of goods all across the country. […]

CP Rail Stoppage Hurts Everyone

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers are disappointed that CP Rail and Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) have not been able to reach an agreement to ensure seamless rail […]

Congratulations to Manitoba Minister of Agriculture Appointment

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers offer their congratulations to the Honourable Derek Johnson upon his appointment as the Manitoba Minister of Agriculture. “The Western Canadian Wheat Growers look […]

Grain Framers Christmas Wish

CALGARY, AB: With Christmas only days away, grain farmers all across the prairies have one Christmas wish in common – that grain farmers be recognized as being carbon net-negative. Grain […]

Congratulations to the New Directors on Sask Wheat Commission

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers would like to congratulate the four newly elected Directors of the Sask Wheat Development Commission. The new Directors: Robert Stone, Scott Hepworth, Jake […]

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