Feds to unveil emergency aid for agri-food sector hit hard by COVID-19
Farmers are making decisions about whether to plant crops, culling livestock because of reduced meat processing capacity.
Ontario introduces bill to protect farmers from animal rights activists
Livestock producers called for action to prosecute those who trespass on their properties and demonstrate at processing plants.
Federal government boosts loans for canola farmers
As dispute with China continues, loan limits will be raised to $1 million, interest-free portion will be rise to $500,000.
Couillard will go to court if NAFTA deal is unsatisfactory to Quebec farmers
Won’t accept an agreement that doesn’t meet the approval of dairy producers.
Trump accuses China of using ‘vicious’ trade tactics
Says US farmers are being targeted because they know he loves and respects them.
Saskatchewan businesses, farmers criticize carbon tax in letter to Trudeau
Letter’s signatories say the federal government hasn’t properly examined how the levy will affect various industries.
Farmers concerned carbon pricing could raise input and output costs
10% of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions are from crop and livestock production.