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Wheat Growers Express Concern Over Federal Consultation on “Sustainable Agriculture” – “Regulations Don’t Create Sustainability”

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers reacted to the announcement yesterday that the federal government will undertake consultations aimed at providing a “coordinated approach to improving the agriculture sector’s environmental performance and sustainability.” Coming on the heels of proposals to “voluntarily” limit the use of fertilizer, and in the context of this government’s aggressive [...]

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 federal government. The policy attempts to reduce greenhouse gases, but the actual reduction would be infinitesimal, and the impact on the food in Canada, and […]