Agriculture Minister for Saskatchewan David Marit announced today (August 10) that the province will provide $119 million in direct support for drought-affected cattle producers under the Agri-Recovery framework. The province says the program will provide a per head payment to help maintain breeding stock and will help producers with extraordinary costs caused by the drought,… Read More

This Tuesday edition of the show features a big ag policy issue, specifically the upcoming Clean Fuel Standard. You’ll hear from: Markus Haerle, chair of Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO); Todd Lewis, president of Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS); Arnold Balicki, chairman of the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association; Sukhpaul Bal, of BC Cherries Association; and,… Read More

While provincial agriculture minsters are reviewing Ag Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau’s business risk management proposal, the Canadian beef industry sees potential in the offer. The beef industry has been pushing for removal of the reference margin, changes to the trigger/compensation percentages, and raising the payment cap limit. The proposed deal includes some — but not all… Read More

 

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