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August 15, 2018

Statement: Grain Growers of Canada to review PMRA decision on neonicotinoids

“Grain farmers are committed to growing grain sustainably but rely on a predictable regulatory environment that provides access to the effective and targeted crop protection products that farmers need to manage risk. "Grain farmers are concerned that the Pest Management Regulatory Agency’s (PMRA) re-evaluation process is focused on publishing ...

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August 8, 2018

Les Producteurs de grains du Canada souhaitent la bienvenue à leur nouveau vice-président et à leurs nouveaux membres

Grâce à ce membrariat accru, les producteurs de grains canadiens auront une voix plus forte à Ottawa. OTTAWA (8 août 2018) – Les Producteurs de grains du Canada (PGC) sont heureux d’annoncer que quatre nouveaux membres se sont joints à leur organisation, ce qui porte le membrariat total à 16 groupes de producteurs nationaux, ré...

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Blog Posts

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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April 25, 2018

Jeff Nielsen

Government and Industry – keeping grain on track

As a Canadian grain producer in Alberta, I am landlocked. I grow my grain thousands of kilometers from the nearest port, meaning that I, like most of my fellow grain farmers, am dependent on the most efficient and cost effective method of transporting our product to market. For generations across ...

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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