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COVID-19 & Agriculture

With agriculture listed as an essential service with the BC government, there have been questions on what to expect on farms. AgSafe has fact sheets you can use, found here:  AgSafe COVID-19 Resources

If you have any concerns regarding COVID-19 and Read More »

Repayment Deadline for 2018 APP Cash Advances Extended Six Months

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Repayment Deadline for 2018 APP Cash Advances Extended Six Months

Winnipeg, Manitoba – March 23, 2020   Earlier today, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau approved a Stay of Default for the 2018 Read More »

Canola Farmers Remain Concerned Over Rail Shipping Disruptions

Feb 24, 2020 – Winnipeg, MB —​​ Canola farmers are concerned that current rail shipping disruptions will have lasting impacts on Canada’s reputation as a reliable exporter of food products, with effects being felt all the way back to the farmgate.

“We rely heavily on export markets, with approximately 90 percent Read More »

‘March On’ Spring Seminar

Join us on March 10 at the Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre in Fort St John!

Registration and refreshments @ 8:30am, seminar to start @ 9am

Mental Health Workshop

½ day workshop focusing on stress and mental health with Sabrina Trobak

Production Insurance Update

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18th, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 18th, 2020

Grain Growers of Canada launch harvestfromhell.ca – a platform for farmers to share the impact of the carbon tax on their farms 

Canada’s grain farmers call for action after ‘harvest from hell’

OTTAWA (February 18, 2020) – On behalf of Canada’s grain, oilseed and pulse producers, the Grain Read More »

Now Available!! Annual Report & Field Crop Variety Performance

The 2019 Annual Report and Field Crop Variety Performance book is hot off the presses!  The report will only be available in electronic format this Read More »

BC AgriStability Enhancement Program

Thank you to Minister Popham and the Ministry of Agriculture for listening to the concerns of the grain industry and being a leader in Canada during this #harvestfromhell.  The enhancement program will increase the compensation rate from 70% to 80%, as Read More »

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, JANUARY 29, 2020: GRAIN GROWERS OF CANADA CALL FOR IMMEDIATE RELIEF FROM “HARVEST FROM HELL”

2020-01-29 – Grain Drying Relief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2020
Grain Growers of Canada call for immediate relief from ‘harvest from hell’
Following a difficult harvest season, Canadian farmers should not be expected to pay increased taxes at a time when they can afford it least

Grain Growers of Canada call for rapid ratification of CUSMA

The Government’s signing of CUSMA is key to establishing certainty and growth in the North American market for Canada’s grain farmers.

OTTAWA (January 27, 2020) – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) is urging the Government of Canada to ratify the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) as soon as possible. In doing so, Canadian Read More »

Bibeau Announces Youth Council

On Friday, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau launched the application process for a first Canadian Agricultural Youth Council. The group of young Canadians will provide advice on agriculture and agri-food issues that matter most to them – everything from sustainable agriculture, market diversification and innovation, to the digital Read More »