At Keystone Agricultural Producers’ recent spring Advisory Council meeting, KAP members discussed a wide range of issues – especially the current canola crisis.
Keystone Agricultural Producers acknowledges the recent announcement from the province that the new training requirements for commercial truckers with Class 1 licenses will be delayed a year for farmers.
KAP has long called for highspeed internet access in rural communities – and the new budget promised to add new money to existing investments to make this happen, says Bill Campbell, president of Keystone Agricultural Producers.
The President of Keystone Agricultural Producers says the most significant benefit of the Manitoba Government’s just released 2019 provincial budget is the reduction of the provincial sales.
Farmers from across Manitoba met this past week in Winnipeg at the Keystone Agricultural Producers 35th annual meeting, calling on their organization to address a wide range of issues.
The Canadian and Manitoba governments are investing more than $1.1 million over five years in the Keystone Agricultural Producers to deliver the Farm Safety Program and to develop safety tools, training and resources for farmers in Manitoba.
Keystone Agricultural Producers welcomes the recent report from the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry about the impacts of climate change and carbon pricing on agriculture.
At Keystone Agricultural Producers recent fall advisory council meeting, KAP members discussed the “brutal” harvest conditions that resulted in reduced quality and yields, and left some crops still in the fields.
Keystone Agricultural Producers has asked the Manitoba Electoral Divisions Boundaries Commission to change its recommendation that would see one seat removed from rural Manitoba and an additional seat created in Winnipeg.
Delegates to Keystone Agricultural Producers’ summer advisory council meeting yesterday passed a resolution that instructs KAP to urge the federal government to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.