How Do Farmers Who Want it Push for Changes to Grower Group Structure?

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Opinion

The discussion around proposed changes to the check-off funded associations in Western Canada is growing significantly. No, not everyone is on-side with the idea — many grower group members feel they best serve the commodity’s interest individually, and are opposed to joining ranks across provinces and especially not nationally. Danny Penner is one of those, however, who says these groups are so fragmented and narrowly-focused that farmers’ money isn’t going as far as it should or could. But how do provincial associations merge? Where do councils and associations fit in? Penner, who farms near Letellier, Man., has an idea, but…

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