Twitter Diplomacy Not Good For Local Producers
Foothills MP and Associate Agriculture Critic, John Barlow, says it's farmers and ranchers that are paying the price for the Trudeau Liberals Twitter diplomacy with Saudi Arabia.
Last week government officials took the Kingdom to task over their human rights policies, which led to Saudi officials kicking out Canada's Ambassador and recalling their own, along with cancelling new trade deals, including some affecting agriculture.
Saskatchewan Ag Minister Stepping Down
Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister, Lyle Stewart, is stepping down from his cabinet position as he prepares to undergo treatment for colon cancer.
However, he'll remain as the MLA in his riding.
Stewart was appointed to be Saskatchewan's Minister of Agriculture in 2012 by former Premier Brad Wall.
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The Canadian Beef Industry Conference is this Week!
The third annual Canadian Beef Industry Conference gets started Tuesday, August 14 in London, Ontario.
The theme is Driving Demand- getting the right product to the right consumer every time.
Monday Agriflash Fun Fact
Your Monday Agriflash Fun Fact is from Ag More Than Ever.
They says, without modern farming practices we'd need 50 per cent more land to grow what we grow today.
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