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October 1, 2018

Les producteurs de grains se réjouissent de la signature de l’AEUMC

Les producteurs de grains canadiens appuient l’entente qui protège des chaînes d’approvisionnement nord-américaines et stimule la croissance OTTAWA (1er octobre 2018) – Les producteurs de grains de tout le Canada se réjouissent de la nouvelle entente commerciale conclue pour l'Amérique du Nord entre le Canada, ...

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October 1, 2018

Grain farmers applaud USMCA

Canadian grain farmers support agreement that protects vital North American supply chains and encourages growth OTTAWA (October 1, 2018) - Grain farmers from across Canada applauded the announcement that Canada, the US and Mexico had reached an agreement on a new North American trade agreement. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is a ...

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Blog Posts

October 11, 2018

Jeff Nielsen

Open letter to Minister Lawrence MacAulay re: Harvest 2018

Dear Minister MacAulay,

As you are no doubt aware, this fall is proving to be a challenging one for grain farmers across Canada. From coast to coast farmers continue to face adverse weather that is having a significant impact on their ability to make progress with harvest.

It is becoming ...

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June 14, 2018

Margaret Hansen

CPTPP – A strong future for Canadian grain farmers

I love growing grain. I’ve done it my whole life and I am proud of the quality product my family and I produce in Saskatchewan. Canadian grain farmers are known for growing more grain on existing land in a sustainable manner. All this is required to not only meet ...

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Farmer Feature

“As a farmer, I have been fortunate to take part in international trade missions, promoting Canadian grain and seeing firsthand just how in demand our products are. Canada is a trade-dependent country and our farmers can sustainably produce enough grain for export. As such, we need governments to ensure that we have strong free trade agreements (like CETA) that reduce barriers to key markets and keep Canadian grain moving.”

–Gary Stanford, grain farmer, Magrath, AB