Western Wheat Growers chair hopes for profitable year in 2021

The chair of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers is hoping for a profitable year for farmers in 2021.

Daryl Fransoo says the pandemic created some challenges for farmers but had limited effect.

He says grain exports are booming and prices are on the rise.

Fransoo is hoping for a profitable year in 2021, but he says there are storm clouds on the horizon.

He says the proposed federal carbon tax could put farmers out of business.

The federal government says the 30 dollar a ton carbon tax will rise to 170 dollars by the year 2030.


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