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 […]
Director Cherilyn Jolly Nagel speaks to CityNews Edmonton about the impact of the rail blockade.
“While we’re grateful that the parties have come to an agreement, the federal government needs to take steps to ensure that grain farmers are not held ransom in the future. Rail service should be deemed an essential service,” Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel, a Saskatchewan director with the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association, said Tuesday.
So, if it’s “a grim year for canola farmers in Canada,” as the CBC says, then it’s also a grim year for wheat farmers. No matter how our wheat is doing, we’re still getting pounded on another major commodity.
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.
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.
"As Washington whispers about collusion and Ottawa sinks into a scandal that will dominate the media for months pre-election, the economies of the United States and Canada continue to hum along. But I’m concerned they will face disruption if we fail to confront the turmoil that’s brewing in our trading partnership," begins Cherilyn's op-ed piece.
Cherilyn Nagel took on the role of mentor to our contest winner Jillian, who dreams of being a farmer. Cherilyn shared an inspiring day with Jillian on the farm, collecting samples, driving tractors and learning about crops.
Saskatchewan farmer Cherilyn Nagel talks about how pesticides and plant biotechnology help ensure her farm is more sustainable than ever.