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Midday Ag News Report For Tuesday, February 25

The president and C-E-O of the Canadian Canola Growers Association believes it will take months to clear the grain export backlog, following recent protests that have affected Canada’s railways.

Midday Ag News Report For Monday, February 24

Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau stressed predictable rules and science-based trade during meetings with U-S, Mexican and Argentinean counterparts in Washington D-C last week.

Midday Ag News Report For Wednesday, February 19

A Conservative M-P from Ontario has tabled a private member’s bill to amend the federal carbon tax to exempt qualifying farmers from paying the tax on gasoline, diesel fuel, propane and natural gas.

Midday Ag News Report For Tuesday, February 18

The president of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture says backed-up rail lines are hampering producers’ ability to export commodities, warning of “huge financial consequences” as farmers do not get paid until products get to market.