November 23, 2017
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 ...Read More
November 6, 2017
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 ...Read More
September 20, 2017
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!
I am writing to you today both as President of the ...Read More
August 17, 2017
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 ...Read More
“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.”