With No Alternatives the Carbon Tax Hits Farmers’ Bottom Line

With No Alternatives the Carbon Tax Hits Farmers’ Bottom Line

“The carbon tax is a direct hit on all grain farmers bottom line.  Farmers cannot force suppliers to use alternative fuels nor can we pass the costs on to the end consumer,” said Gunter Jochum, President, Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association. “We need the federal government to recognize the carbon storage that grain farmers create every year to offset this tax.”

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