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November 6, 2017

Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission joins Grain Growers of Canada

November 6, 2017 (OTTAWA) - Grain Growers of Canada, the national voice of grain farmers, is pleased to announce that the Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission (SaskFlax) is GGC’s newest member. The addition of SaskFlax brings GGC’s membership to 13 regional and national grain groups. SaskFlax will be represented on the GGC ...

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November 3, 2017

Statement: Grain Growers of Canada encourage Canada to take leadership role on TPP-11

“Like most of the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector, grain farmers are reliant on export markets for the continued success and growth of our industry. Grain Growers of Canada strongly encourages the Government of Canada to play a leadership role in the upcoming negotiations for what is now The Trans-Pacific ...

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Blog Posts

September 20, 2017

Jeff Nielsen

Call for MP Action – Corporate Tax Changes put family farms at risk

Today, I sent the following message to all Liberal MPs asking them to speak for farmers and seek a delay on corporate tax changes. It is imperative that we take the time to get this right!

Jeff

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Good afternoon,

I am writing to you today both as President of the ...

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August 17, 2017

GGC

Call for Farmer Action – PMRA Decision on Lambda-cyhalothrin

As you may be aware, the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) of Health Canada has proposed a re-evaluation decision for Lambda-cyhalothrin (most commonly known as Matador) which would see the cancellation of use of the product for all food and feed commodities as well as indoor residential application.

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Farmer Feature

“As a grain farmer, I rely on an efficient and reliable rail service to deliver my product to markets all around the world. In 2013/2014 grain farmers saw just how vital this system is when we could not capitalize on high oat bids in the US because of shipping issues. As a result, some of our most reliable customers sourced product from other countries to meet their demands – and they continue to do so now. An unbalanced grain handling system puts me, and all farmers, at a competitive disadvantage and has a direct impact on my bottom line.”

–Art Enns, grain farmer, Morris, MB