“The government wants to increase the [carbon] tax, which would cost my farm a whopping $136,000 per year by 2030. This will jeopardize the viability and sustainability of my farm,” […]
Wheat Growers President Gunter Jochum speaks at the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food about supply chain issues and global food security. Link to watch (start at 16:46:30)
The WCWGA said it is still waiting for the government to show what benefits will come from reducing fertilizer emissions by 30 per cent including a cost benefit analysis of […]
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
President Gunter Jochum notes the policy is precisely what Canada, and the world, does not need in a time of food insecurity and inflation.
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 […]
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 […]
Ottawa’s taxes and regulations are driving up costs for farmers and the families who buy the food they produce
Wheat Growers Director Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel talks with Pamela Wallin about food security, fertilizer restrictions and life on the modern farm.