Agriculture received multiple mentions in the 2022 federal budget unveiled on Thursday, mostly in the context of climate programs that had previously been announced. The budget, with its projected $52.8 billion deficit, also included some tax changes that could potentially impact farmers. As part of this live episode of RealAg Politics, we unpacked what was… Read More

As demographics and societal priorities change, the big question of “how to most effectively lobby government?” has an ever-evolving answer. The answer to that question is especially relevant in farm and food policy, as decision-makers in government that have a strong understanding of agriculture and how the food system works are increasingly difficult to find…. Read More

Welcome to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio; we appreciate you being here. On today’s show you’ll hear from: Dave Carey, vice president of government and industry relations at Canadian Canola Growers Association, and Keith Currie, president of Canadian Federation of Agriculture talk about the Agriculture Carbon Alliance; A product spotlight with Steven Linzmayer of… Read More

A national coalition of industry-wide farm organizations have launched the Agriculture Carbon Alliance (ACA). The goal of the alliance is to ensure that “Canadian farmers’ sustainable practices are recognized through a policy environment that maintains their competitiveness, supports their livelihoods, and leverages their critical role as stewards of the land,” the organization says. As of March… Read More

On this Remembrance Day edition of RealAg Radio, host Shaun Haney has got your top ag news, plus a precision ag spotlight, a full discussion on rail and container traffic movement, and what producer groups may get traction on at the next Federal-Provincial-Territorial meeting. On today’s show, hear from: Tyson Walker of CropPro Consulting; Greg… Read More

 

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