WINNIPEG/TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's carbon price may weaken the farm sector in one of the world's biggest grain-shipping countries, raising farmers' costs and discouraging investment in fertilizer production, industry groups say.
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced an investment of $1.4 million under Growing Forward 2 for two projects being led by the Canada Grains Council (CGC) to help the grain industry demonstrate its compliance with global sustaina...
Government-backed Farm Credit Canada (FCC), Canada's largest farm lender, said it is willing to adjust or defer hog farmers' loan payments, as they struggle to absorb mounting losses triggered by high feed costs, Reuters reports.
The Government of Canada introduced a new bill that will stimulate investment and innovation in Canada’s agriculture sector and give Canadian farmers more tools to compete and thrive in world markets and at home.
Europe's animal feed suppliers can make only marginal adjustments to cope with soaring global grain prices, with scant substitutes at their disposal, and are passing rising costs on to farmers, Reuters reports.