KAP president Dan Mazier is calling on the federal government to step in with immediate action to keep the Port of Churchill running until the end of the 2016 shipping season, following the recent closure.
Farmers at Keystone Agricultural Producers’ advisory council meeting in Brandon yesterday voted to support the Brandon Chamber of Commerce in its efforts to attract a large-scale soybean processing plant to Manitoba.
Dan Mazier, president of Keystone Agricultural producers, said the extension of select provisions of federal Bill C-30, the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act, sets the stage for fewer worries in the coming grain-shipping season.
Keystone Agricultural Producers is generally pleased with the Manitoba Department of Agriculture’s allocation of the provincial budget recently announced, which remains largely unchanged from 2015.
As farmers begin seeding this season, Keystone Agricultural Producers ask the public to use caution when approaching farm equipment on the roadways around your communities.
Farmers at Keystone Agricultural Producers advisory council meeting this past week called for the province to address flooding on Lake Manitoba and in the Assiniboine River Valley – both situations caused by the same problem.
Keystone Agricultural Producers asked Manitoba’s political parties today to prioritize investment in agricultural innovation in order to build on what existing ag tech companies have done in the province.
Keystone Agricultural Producers is calling on all candidates running in the April 19 Manitoba election to commit to making Manitoba the Canadian Centre for Agricultural Innovation.
The long-anticipated report of the Canada Transportation Act Review, recently tabled in Parliament, falls short in several key areas, said Dan Mazier, president of Keystone Agricultural Producers.