From November 2020 to March 2021, farmers and industry stakeholders were consulted over a draft Responsible Grain Code of Practice. Over 850 people participated in 24 consultation sessions. The feedback received and discussions surrounding the draft document have been compiled in an executive summary and report that was released June 9. In general, the majority… Read More

Several more consultation sessions for farmers have been announced following strong interest in the proposed Responsible Grain voluntary code of practice over the last several weeks. The draft code includes a list of required and recommended practices for grain farmers across Canada who choose to participate in the initiative. The committee that developed the code… Read More

Consultations are starting this week on the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Crops’ draft code of practice for Canadian grain farmers. The voluntary code, which has been named “Responsible Grain,” was developed to define and promote the sustainability and social responsibility practices followed by grain farmers across Canada, with the goal of building trust among consumers… Read More

“We haven’t been good at telling consumers and our customers in other parts of the world how we are sustainable.” That’s the message from the honourable Ted Menzies at this year’s Prairie Cereals Summit. Menzies was there to give an update to attendees on what the framework looks like surrounding the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable… Read More

By Cam Dahl I was on a speaker’s panel a few weeks back with a farmer who said he never wanted to hear the word sustainability again.  I understand the sentiment but we, as an industry, are going to be hearing that word more and more from customers and consumers around the world. Farmers shy… Read More