CFA Summer Board Meeting and FPT Roundtable
The CFA Summer Board Meeting is being held in Saskatoon, SK from July 19-20, which will be followed by the FPT Roundtable on the afternoon of July 20th.
Click here to learn more and register for this event!
The Next Policy Framework (NPF)
The Next Policy Framework (NPF) is a five-year (2023–2028) investment by federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) governments to strengthen and grow Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector. It will replace the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP), which ends March 31, 2023.
Click here to read CFA’s recommendations for the NPF.
Food for Thought Newsletter
The 4th issue of the Food for Thought Newsletter has been release giving an update on some serious issues such as how the war in Ukraine will affect Canadian agriculture and food and food prices in Canada.
We also have some fun educational pieces on broiler eggs, ornamental horticulture, dairy farmers reaching net-zero by 2050, seed genetics, Quebec agriculture, as well as some delicious recipes.
Click here to read the Food for Thought Newsletter!
Carbon pricing brings challenges and opportunities
Farmers are stewards of the land and their expertise can help resolve climate challenges. Carbon pricing must be designed to encourage more GHG reduction strategies, and avoid systems that put farmers at a competitive disadvantage — right when increased production is needed for a growing world population.Read more and see our recommendations.