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The NFU’s views on the agriculture ministers’ meeting

Excerpts from an NFU brief sent to federal, provincial and territorial agriculture ministers 
in advance of their annual conference in Calgary July 20 to 22

We expect the next agriculture policy framework will continue to have two main areas of focus: safety net, or Business Risk Management (BRM) programs for farmers, and Strategic Initiative funding to support programs with broader policy goals. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada research has shown that AgriStability is used disproportionately by larger farms. When GF2 (Growing