A federal program to buyout about 1,000 Ontario tobacco quota holders was too confusing says Canada’s fall auditor general’s report
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Canada’s interim auditor general’s fall 2011 report reveals AgriStability flaws
Canada plans to target non-tariff trade barriers
Re: “Canada wide grain grower coalition fighting research cuts” published on January 17, 2011
photo: Marc Fortin
Pork producers look east despite warning that exports will eventually be shut out
photo: Wilma Jeffray
Cull compensation now available for new time period in 2007
Photo: Curtiss Littlejohn
Update: Wed. March 25, 3:04 PM
Correction: Wed. March 25, 304 PM
Federal government accused of negligence
Tobacco growers opting to take a federal government buyout for their quota can't return to the industry, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada confirms.
On the eve of the April 14th kickoff of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s $50-million cull breeding swine program, some pork producers are adamant that prices offered for sows are far too low to attract much interest.
The failure of the Gencor packing plant in Kitchener is “a symptom of mismanagement of an industry” by governments, says Dave Stewart, general manager, Ontario Cattlemen’s Association.