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November 23, 2020

GGC garners record engagement levels for National Grain Week 2020

November 23, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – As another National Grain Week (NGW) wraps up, the Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) is pleased to announce record engagement levels for its Grain Week 2020 events, despite the challenges of transitioning to virtual platforms.

“For us, a successful Grain Week means meeting our overall goal of putting more farmers in front of more policy makers, more often,” says GGC Chair Jeff Nielsen.

“Not only were we able to do that this year, despite the challenges of adapting ...

November 17, 2020

GGC launches video to highlight modern realities, challenges of Canadian farmers

November 17, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – This morning, the Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) partnered with CropLife Canada to premiere a short video designed to bring attention to the challenges and realities facing Canadian farmers.

“Today’s Modern Grain Farm: A Harvest Across Canada” is a short film designed to educate Canada’s legislators and policy makers about the business of a modern grain farm. Featuring interviews and clips from farms spanning Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and the east coast, “A Harvest Across ...

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; ...

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