When a Grey County operator offered beef producers well above the going rate for cattle raised on an ‘all-natural diet,’ even the local MPP got excited. But then the payments slowed and stopped
by MARY BAXTER and DON STONEMAN
A well-publicized scheme which promised Grey-Bruce farmers $2,000 for a steer that would fetch less than $1,400 in regular markets has collapsed. One producer claims that he’s owed more than $100,000. Industry leaders caution producers to look before they leap.