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Panel of Experts Established to Review Business Risk Management Programs

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

Canadian farmers and ranchers help drive the economy, but can face risks that threaten the viability of their farms and are beyond their control such as unpredictable weather, crop or animal disease, extreme market volatility and high input costs. Under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, which will take effect April 1, 2018, producers will continue to have access to a robust suite of Business Risk Management (BRM) programs to help manage these risks.


Joint assistance from Ottawa and Quebec to help Quebec farmers affected by extraordinary hail events in 2017

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

A number of hail events resulted in significant damage to farm operations this summer, beyond what has been seen in recent years. In assistance to farmers who have incurred extraordinary expenses, Governments of Canada and Quebec are offering up to $13 million through the 2017 Canada-Quebec Hail Assistance Initiative, offered under the AgriRecovery program as part of the Growing Forward 2. This assistance is allocated to the affected regions of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Chaudière-Appalaches and Montérégie.


Joint assistance from Ottawa and Quebec to help farmers from the Montérégie region affected by extraordinary hail events in 2017

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

A number of hail events resulted in significant damage to farm operations this summer, beyond what has been seen in recent years. In assistance to farmers from the Montérégie region and other regions who have incurred extraordinary expenses, Governments of Canada and Quebec are offering up to $13 million through the 2017 Canada-Quebec Hail Assistance Initiative, offered under the AgriRecovery program as part of the Growing Forward 2.


Minister MacAulay Strengthens Agricultural Trade Partnership with Mexico

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

Growing Canada’s agricultural trade with Mexico is a key economic driver that will help create more long-term growth and good jobs that benefit the middle-class. Bilateral agri-trade between Canada and Mexico reached $4.2 billion in 2016.


Canada expands agri-food market access in China

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

Trade is a priority for the Government of Canada as a key driver of the economy, helping to creating new market opportunities for Canadian businesses, including for Canada’s farmers and food processors.


Young Canadians Key to Growth of Canada's Agriculture Sector

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

Canada's hardworking farmers and food processors are the backbone of Canada's economy, particularly in rural communities. Their work ensures families across Canada, and around the world, have safe, high-quality food on their tables.


Helping Nova Scotia Farmers Manage Risk and Grow their Businesses

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

Canada’s hardworking farmers and food processors are the backbone of Canada’s economy, particularly in rural communities, and ensure families across Canada, and around the world, have safe, high-quality food on their tables.


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