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

Several farm industry groups are voicing their displeasure of the government’s announcement last week to ramp up the carbon tax over the next 10 years. The Grain Farmers of Ontario say they are “infuriated” by the plan and call it a “continued campaign to tax food production for Canadians.” Previously, the federal government had denied… Read More

Today’s RealAg Radio show was live on Sirius XM channel 147. Thanks for tuning in, we’re always thrilled to have you along The top news stories of the day with host Shaun Haney; Todd Lewis, farmer and president of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS), on the upcoming Saskatchewan election and some of the… Read More

What works for animal production sectors won’t necessarily work for the grain sector, says the chair of Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO), referring to the Canadian Pork Council’s latest request for changes to business risk management (BRM) programs, specifically AgriStability. While farm groups across the country have been pushing for BRM reform for years, GFO’s… Read More

Markus Haerle, chair of the Grain Farmers of Ontario, says the producer group’s recent social media and radio campaign is aimed at getting the federal government’s attention and at pushing Ottawa to quit stalling on making improvements to business risk management tools, so that these programs can address shortfalls and challenges in the industry. Reaction… Read More

 

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