Several organizations that represent grain farmers from across Canada are raising concerns about the federal government’s push to add environmental incentives or criteria to business risk management (BRM) programs, such as crop insurance, AgriStability, or AgriInvest. As part of the negotiations for Canada’s next five-year agricultural policy framework, federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau is urging… Read More

Welcome to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio. We really appreciate you taking time to listen in. On today’s show, we’re talking politics! You’ll hear: Erin Gowriluk of Grain Growers of Canada, breaking down the NDP and Conservative party platforms; Crosby Devitt of Grain Farmers of Ontario, with a perspective on the main things federal… Read More

On this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio, guest host Kelvin Heppner has a stellar line-up of guests. You’ll hear from: Erin Gowriluk of Grain Growers of Canada, discussing the federal government’s grain dryer program and the launch of consultations on the next ag policy framework; Barry Senft, new executive director and president of Seeds Canada,… Read More

Just like that, another month is done! On today’s episode of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear: A Beef Market Update with Anne Wasko of the Gateway Livestock Exchange; Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture, with a RealAg Issue’s Panel on elections, logistics, and more. As well, Erin Gowriluk of Grain Growers of Canada, and Geoff… Read More

Agriculture ministers from across Canada are still working on reaching a consensus on possible changes to the AgriStability program leading up to the conclusion of the annual federal-provincial-territorial (FPT) ministers meeting on Friday. Ministers met virtually to kick off the annual FPT meeting last Friday, where they discussed a wide range of topics, with a… Read More

The in-person meetings aren’t happening on Parliament Hill, but that doesn’t mean lobbying efforts on behalf of farmers have stopped. For this episode of RealAg LIVE! host Shaun Haney is joined by Erin Gowriluk, executive director of the Grain Growers of Canada, to recap last week’s Grain Week, how lobbying has changed during COVID-19, what’s… Read More

Today’s RealAg Radio show features: News with Guse — Jessika Guse and host Shaun Haney discuss the top ag news stories of the day Erin Gowriluk, the new executive director for the Grain Growers of Canada, chats with Haney about taking on the new role and what it’s been like Doug Lipp, renowned motivational speaker and… Read More

Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) has named Erin Gowriluk as its new executive director. Gowriluk will be based out of Ottawa, Ont. Gowriluk will run the day-to-day operations as well as managing advocacy and policy work. According to the GGC, Gowriluk has extensive knowledge in agriculture with a diverse background in agriculture policy. Her most recent position… Read More


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