Many farmers say the current version of AgriStabiity is not set up to help farmers with setbacks such as the terrible harvest of 2019.  | File photo

Provinces urged to accept proposal

Federal agriculture minister Marie Claude Bibeau has recently provided a funding offer to the provinces that would provide enhancements to the current AgriStability program. This was welcome news to many agricultural producers across Canada. AgriStability has always had design flaws and was, in the opinion of many, rendered almost useless when cuts were made to […] Read more

Government policies must help the agricultural sector continue to play a role in addressing carbon reduction.  |  File photo

Agriculture a solution to reducing carbon

Carbon and climate change policy have been hot topics since the federal government announced its policy on carbon taxation last October. This is especially true in Sask-atchewan with the provincial government’s refusal to participate in the national carbon pricing plan. Agricultural producers have a lot at stake in this discussion, both from carbon pricing policies […] Read more