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September 23, 2020

GGC disappointed by lack of federal attention for agriculture priorities

September 23, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – Following today’s Speech from the Throne, the Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) are disappointed that many of the pressing needs for Canada’s agriculture industry were left unaddressed by the federal government.

Earlier this week, GCC launched its own Speech from the Combine, outlining six priority areas for Canada’s agriculture sector that require immediate attention, in the hopes that this messaging would be reflected in the throne speech. These areas included: Business Risk Management programs; ...

September 21, 2020

Grain Growers of Canada deliver ‘Speech from the Combine’

September 21, 2020 (Ottawa, ON)

In advance of the federal Speech from the Throne, which will be delivered later this week, the Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) has released its own “Speech from the Combine,” a video asking for government support for Canada’s grain industry in order to drive the post pandemic recovery.

The seven-minute video outlines six priority areas that require immediate attention in order to position the agriculture industry for success, said GGC Chair Jeff Nielsen – who voiced the ...

July 15, 2020

Grain Growers of Canada welcome new member: Manitoba Crop Alliance

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 15, 2020 – Ottawa, ON. On behalf of its members and board of directors, the Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) are pleased to welcome their newest member, the newly-formed Manitoba Crop Alliance (MCA).

MCA was formed through the amalgamation of five separate commodity groups in Manitoba – Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association, Manitoba Corn Growers Association, National Sunflower Association of Canada, Winter Cereals Manitoba Inc. and Manitoba Flax Growers Association. The organization will continue to represent wheat (spring &...

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