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Get the latest in news on CFA activities and check out updates on Canadian agricultural policy and events. This section features CFA news releases and media statements, as well updates from staff in our national office.

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News Releases

AgGrowth Coalition thankful for BRM review

July 21, 2017 – Canada’s AgGrowth Coalition extends its appreciation to federal, provincial and territorial Agricultural Ministers across the country for recognizing and supporting the need for a review of business risk management programs for farmers. It was announced on July 20th, following ...

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New CAP addresses some farmer concerns but falls short on programs for managing risks

OTTAWA, July 24, 2017 – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is pleased to see that several of its concerns have been addressed by Canada’s agriculture ministers in a new suite of government agriculture programs titled the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP), set to launch on April ...

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Canada’s agriculture ministers and farm leaders discuss strategies to grow ag-food sector

OTTAWA, July 20, 2017 – Agriculture industry leaders met with federal, provincial and territorial agriculture ministers today during the Canadian Federation of Agriculture’s (CFA) annual Industry-Government FPT Roundtable in St. John’s, Newfoundland, where they explored priorities and ...

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CFA Updates

Canada’s agriculture ministers and farm leaders discuss strategies to grow agri-food sector

Farm leaders and agricultural ministers from across the country gathered to discuss agricultural issues at the annual CFA Industry-Government FPT Roundtable Agriculture industry leaders met with federal, provincial and territorial agriculture ministers on July 19th during the CFA annual ...

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CFA organizes U.S. tour to promote benefits of NAFTA

April 27, 2017 — In efforts to strengthen the Canada-U.S. trade relationship, CFA executives are travelling this week to meet with American farm bureau representatives in several states. CFA President Ron Bonnett, Vice-President Marcel Groleau, Executive Director Errol Halkai and Trade Analyst ...

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National Environmental Farm Plan (NEFP) Summit report released

The report from the NEFP Summit held in Ottawa on November 2nd has now been released. This report highlights the consensus that was achieved during the summit, areas that need further discussion and charts a pathway forward for the NEFP. Overall, there was a very strong endorsement of moving ...

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