Most farmers are reluctant to talk about modern agriculture. Our own industry advertisements promote the image of a farm with a faded red barn and a few chickens running about in a pastoral setting. That is not modern agriculture and we need to stop letting agriculture be portrayed this way.
The modernized NAFTA deal includes all three countries, U.S, Mexico, and Canada. Achieving the agreement will mean a preservation of the benefits of free and open trade that has been experienced by agriculture in all three nations.
The world has entered a new age of nationalism, resulting in growing trade protectionism and increasing barriers for Canadian farmers and exporters who depend on international markets.
July 20th, 2018, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - Cereals Canada welcomes the resumption of wheat and flour trade with Japan. Japan had temporarily suspended trade following the finding of a handful of GM wheat plants on an access road in southern Alberta.
Canadian grain farmers call on government to stand up for free trade
July 20th marks one year since Italy’s COOL decree caused the loss of Canada’s largest durum market
OTTAWA AND WINNIPEG (July 19, 2018) – July 20th marks the one-year anniversary of Italy’s protectionist country of origin labelling (COOL) regulations on pasta. Following a year of loss, Canada’s grain industry continues to call on the federal Government to launch a World Trade Organization (WTO) challenge to Italy’s COOL provisions.
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The cereals sector in Canada is currently undergoing a time of transition. Traditionally the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) had filled the role of industry coordinator for many issues like market development and research direction.
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