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.
In light of the lack of progress in negotiations aimed at modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement, Keystone Agricultural Producers is urging the federal government to ratify the Comprehensive Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The Keystone Agricultural Producers board of directors has appointed Bill Campbell to the position of president, as per its by-laws. He replaces Dan Mazier who stepped down earlier this month to pursue a federal party nomination.
Delegates to Keystone Agricultural Producers’ spring advisory council meeting this past week passed 10 resolutions – including two that address plastic waste from grain bags, silage covers and bale covers, as well as seed fertilizer and pesticide containers.