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Cereals Canada’s irresponsible GM wheat policy

The discovery of genetically modified (GM) spring wheat plants growing in Alberta is disappointing and damaging to Canadian farmers. And so is the reaction by Cereals Canada — an industry-dominated group that falsely claims to represent farmers. An article published in 2014 quotes Cereals Canada president Cam Dahl saying, “Cereals Canada’s support for GM wheat

Stand up for our grain grading system

Stand up for our grain grading system

It would be a mistake to alter the Canadian Grain Act to allow U.S. grain to enter our system

In 2014, a longtime advocate for grain trade deregulation and a former researcher for the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association was quoted in the ag press as saying, “I don’t remember one serious conversation about market power and the dangers it imposed.” Apparently that conversation still hasn’t happened for the farmers who are lobbying to