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Late-stage amendment to Bill C-234 disappoints Canadian agriculture, ACA urges swift action in the House

Dec. 6, 2023 (Ottawa, ON) – The Agriculture Carbon Alliance (ACA) expresses profound disappointment following the Senate’s recent adoption of a previously rejected amendment to Bill C-234, an Act to Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.  After weeks of procedural delays, marked by the re-introduction of amendments that were already debated and defeated and repeated adjournments, …

Grain Growers of Canada express deep disappointment as Senate amends Bill C-234

Dec. 6, 2023 (Ottawa, ON) – The Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) express deep disappointment following the Senate’s rejection of Bill C-234, an Act to Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, which sought to exempt propane and natural gas from carbon pricing for on-farm activities. “We look to the Senate for sober second thought, but …

CMBTC publishes 2024-25 Recommended Malting Barley Varieties List, including market insights and trends

Nov. 23, 2023 (Winnipeg, MB) – The Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC) has published its 2024 – 2025 list of recommended malting barley varieties. The guide offers producers and industry insights into preferred varieties based on agronomics, quality and market demand.  The 2024-25 list contains five main varieties: AAC Synergy, CDC Copeland, AAC Connect, CDC Fraser and …

Senate rejection of amendment to Bill C-234 is a big win for Canadian agriculture

ACA urges swift passage of this crucial legislation into law Nov. 8, 2023 (Ottawa, ON) – The Agriculture Carbon Alliance (ACA) commends the Senate of Canada for rejecting an amendment to Bill C-234 and preserving provisions for heating barns, greenhouses and food growing structures.  ACA now urges the Senate to promptly pass the bill at the …

#ChooseCertifiedSeed: Empowering Farmers Through the Value of Certified Seed

November 1, 2023 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Seed Growers’ Association (CSGA) has proudly launched its #ChooseCertifiedSeed campaign, highlighting the importance of Canadian Certified seed, why Certified seed makes a difference, and compelling farmers, food processors, and consumers to choose Certified seed for quality results. The campaign is grounded by a website that serves as a treasure trove of information …

SaskCanola launches texting service

Re-released: October 30, 2023 – SaskCanola is excited to announce the launch of its new communications platform – an interactive texting service! The addition of this platform aims to enhance efforts to communicate more directly with our membership about the ongoing, multi-pronged ways our Commission is providing value to farmers by sharing real-time, customized updates.  Farmers …

Agriculture Carbon Alliance urges Senators to support Canadian farmers by restoring Bill C-234 to its original form

Oct. 25, 2023 (Ottawa, ON) – The Agriculture Carbon Alliance (ACA) urgently calls on all Senators to defeat the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry’s (AGFO) proposed amendment to remove heating and cooling of barns, greenhouses and other food growing structures from Bill C-234, An Act to amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act. …

Cole’s Ag launches news release distribution platform

Newsline offers tailored services for agricultural communicators in Canada Oct. 19, 2023 (Calgary, AB) – Cole’s Ag Communications (Cole’s Ag) is proud to present Newsline, an innovative, online newswire service designed for Canadian agriculture. With an emphasis on precision and metrics-driven accessibility, Newsline offers a dedicated platform for news release distribution to help agricultural professionals …

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