CFA hopes for strong farm input in federal sustainability farming consultation process

Dec 22, 2022 | 2:48pm

 The Canadian Federation of Agriculture is hoping farmers will have significant involvement in a federal study on the future of farming. Ottawa has launched an on-line consultation process on sustainable farming to the end of March. Federation of Agriculture vice president Todd Lewis of Grey says the CFA is co-chairing the consultation and wants good […]

Canadian Federation of Agriculture seeks emergency federal farm aid

Apr 17, 2020 | 6:36am

Canada’s national farm organization is asking Ottawa for an emergency support fund for farmers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Canadian Federation of Agriculture president Mary Robinson says domestic food production should be second only to healthcare as a priority in the fight against the coronavirus. She says farmers face labor shortages, volatile markets and increasing costs […]