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Farm groups welcome bill overhauling grain producer protection

CNS Canada –– Proposed federal legislation to upgrade grain producer protection has generally been met with approval from Prairie farm groups. Bill C-48, the Modernization of Canada’s Grain Industry Act, was introduced Tuesday in the Commons, including a number of amendments to the Canada Grain Act, with the creation of a compensation fund to protect […] Read more

Feed processors operating in Canada may be brought into the Canadian Grain Commission’s producer protection program under Grain Act amendments tabled Tuesday in Ottawa. (Photo copyright Ronaldo Ronan Rufino, courtesy Alltech)

CGC producer protection being revamped, may include feed mills

The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) is considering adding feed mills to its producer protection program, as part of an overhaul of the program proposed in the federal government’s Bill C-48. C-48, dubbed the Modernization of Canada’s Grain Industry Act, got its first reading Tuesday in the House of Commons. Adding feed mills to the mix […] Read more