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For the first time since 2007 Australia has approved the bulk importation of foreign-grown wheat due to the impact of drought on the grains industry. This week the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources approved a permit for the Australian-owned...
The following may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall. “Today’s lifting of steel and aluminum tariffs on Mexican and Canadian imports and the elimination of retaliatory tariffs on U.S. agricultural products by Mexico and Canada is...
America’s farmers need a swift resolution to the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China, American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall said in a letter to President Trump. The six-year downturn in farm prices that has produced “near-unprecedented...
CFA is pleased to see the Government of Canada respond today to the challenges canola farmers are facing as a result of ongoing trade challenges with China. Having long advocated for a request to see the Advance Payments Program...
CFA commends Health Canada’s recent decision to allow the continued use of clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam (neonicotinoids) for use in canola seed treatment and greenhouse vegetables. Both of these uses do not pose unacceptable risk to pollinators. It is extremely...
In a recent column, Forbes contributor John Brinkley pointed out that although President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker reached an agreement in July on negotiating parameters of a hoped-for U.S.-EU trade agreement, agriculture was not open for...
AEM (Association of Equipment Manifacturers) released its monthly U.S. and Canadian Ag Tractor and Combine Reports last week, and there were some notable takeaways from the latest sales data. While March saw mostly positive numbers in terms of U.S. sales of...
Dewulf, full-liner in agricultural machines for potatoes and carrots, stands stronger than ever in the market after a capital injection by family shareholders Hendrik Decramer and Thomas Decan, in collaboration with investor Jan Clarebout. These three parties now collectively...
Calling on all political parties to support Canada’s Agri-Food industry to grow and prosper, for the benefit of all Canadians  The CFA, the unified voice advocating for Canadian farmers at the national level, launched the Producing Prosperity in Canada campaign this morning...
What does it mean to honor the harvest in the 21st century? This is the question that Erin Fitzgerald, CEO of United States Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA), set out to answer in her recent presentation at AEM's March...

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