Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel, director of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers, wishes she had access to that technology on her farm near Mossbank, Sask., this year. “That is exactly what we need here in Saskatchewan,” she said. “We tend to have more dry years than we do wet years, so I would welcome that wholeheartedly.”
“In analyzing the 2021 Federal budget, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers see little that will benefit grain farmers. Agriculture has been a strong contributor to Canada’s economy during COVID-19 and should be supported accordingly. Grain farmers have been early adopters of the latest technology that maximizes production and minimizes costs, but the 2021 budget recognizes […]
PART 2: Wheat Growers’ Director Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel has a passionate discussion with CFCW’s Cheryl Brooks about the brutal additional carbon tax hike announced by the Trudeau’s Liberal government.
PART 1: Wheat Growers’ Director Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel has a passionate discussion with CFCW’s Cheryl Brooks about the brutal additional carbon tax hike announced by the Trudeau’s Liberal government.
“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.
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.
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.
While the challenges faced by generations of farmers have changed over time – one tenet remains constant: their dedication to keeping the land and soil healthy, today and in the future. “Regardless of the size of our farms, sustainability is always a top priority and affects every decision we make,” says farmer and policy advocate […]