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November 12, 2018

Grain Growers of Canada welcomes economic talks with China

Agriculture is central to the success of the Canada-China Economic and Financial Strategic Dialogue November 12, 2018 (OTTAWA) – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) welcomed the announcement of the Canada-China Economic and Financial Strategic Dialogue co-chaired by Ministers Morneau and Carr along with Chinese State Councilor Wang Yong. The Strategic Dialogue has identified ...

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November 2, 2018

Growers welcome international statement on plant breeding innovations

Plant breeding innovation presents significant opportunities for growers, consumers and the environment OTTAWA (November 2, 2018) – Grain Growers of Canada welcomed the announcement that Canada, along with like minded countries from around the world, have signed an international statement on agricultural applications of precision biotechnology. The international statement recognizes the potential benefits ...

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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