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December 4, 2017

Grain Growers of Canada announces Executive and Priorities for 2018

OTTAWA (December 4, 2017) - Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) today announced its Executive Committee for 2017/2018, elected at its Nov. 28 Board of Directors meeting in Calgary. Jeff Nielsen has been re-elected to lead the organization as President, while Art Enns remains as GGC’s Vice President. Mr. Nielsen, who was first elected ...

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November 23, 2017

Grain Growers of Canada encourage government to move forward with trade talks with China

Opportune time to build on the accomplishments of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada trade mission November 23, 2017 (OTTAWA) – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC), the national voice of Canada’s grain farmers, congratulates Minister Lawrence MacAulay and the government of Canada on the successes of their recent trade mission to China. The agreements ...

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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.

Farmers use ...

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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