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Kamloops-Okanagan dairy farmers unhappy with USMCA deal

Kamloops-Okanagan dairy farmers unhappy with USMCA deal

Source: Revelstoke Review Kamloops-Okanagan Dairy Association encourages consumers to look for blue cow logo on dairy products. The president of the Kamloops-Okanagan Dairy Association is asking Canadian consumers to look for the blue cow logo on their products to ensure 100 per cent Canadian dairy agreements in the wake of this week’s newly announced U.S.-Mexico-Canada

Trump extracted another major concession on Canadian dairy: Restrictions on our skim milk exports

Trump extracted another major concession on Canadian dairy: Restrictions on our skim milk exports

Source: Financial Post, Naomi Powell It’s an odd concession by Canada and one with potentially significant consequences New rules in the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement place unusual restrictions on Canadian dairy exports that could limit both the growth of the industry and its ability to clear a glut of milk products from domestic markets, analysts

‘Buy local’ dairy campaign sparked by trade deal that allows more U.S. milk into Canada

‘Buy local’ dairy campaign sparked by trade deal that allows more U.S. milk into Canada

Source: CBC News, Sophia Harris Consumers are posting pledges on social media to buy only domestic dairy products The latest trade deal allowing more U.S. milk to pour into Canada has sparked a rallying cry to buy Canadian dairy. The message comes not only from dairy farmers upset over losing market share but also from many Canadian consumers

You’re part of something amazing

You’re part of something amazing

Source: Jersey Canada The numbers reflect that Jersey milk was worth 25% more (than industry average milk) in the P4 Western Pool in June 2018. The P5 Eastern Pool had similar success at 21.3%. This has been consistent over the past six months. Considering the fact that Jersey milk doesn’t magnify surplus skim milk powder,

USMCA expected to improve investor confidence in Canada

USMCA expected to improve investor confidence in Canada

Farmscape for October 5, 2018 Colin Robertson – Canadian Global Affairs Institute Full Interview 12:56Listen The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute is confident a new trilateral North American trade agreement will help bolster investor confidence in Canada. Canada, the United States and Mexico have successfully concluded negotiations aimed at creating a United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

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Farmers are disappointed with the USMCA

Farmers are disappointed with the USMCA

Source: Canadian Federation of Agriculture The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is deeply disappointed with the agricultural concessions included in the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). While the government did achieve beneficial results for some sectors within agriculture, such as increased U.S. market access for Canada’s sugar beet producers, initial indications suggest the livelihood of

Desjardins Financial supports dairy producers and processors

Desjardins Financial supports dairy producers and processors

Source: Desjardins Group As Quebec’s leading financial institution and a key partner of agri-food businesses inQuebec, Desjardins Group supports dairy and poultry producers and processors. The new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement is reassuring for most of our members and clients because it reduces economic uncertainty. However, agricultural sectors under the supply management system (the dairy and

USMCA: La Coop fédérée disappointed in the concessions made for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

USMCA: La Coop fédérée disappointed in the concessions made for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

Source: La Coop fédérée The strengthening of economic ties with the United States and Mexico clouded by new concessions for the supply managed sectors La Coop fédérée is disappointed by the federal government’s concessions on supply management in the milk, poultry and egg sectors. La Coop fédérée is well positioned to recognize the importance of Canada

How much of our home grown dairy has Justin Trudeau really given away to President Trump?

How much of our home grown dairy has Justin Trudeau really given away to President Trump?

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has given away hundreds of millions of dollars to the American administration as part of the recent United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA), but the damage inflicted goes beyond concessions made on our dairy market. Conceding parts of our market to the US does not tell

The true price of giving-in to Trump’s ultimatum in dairy by: Pierre Lampron

The true price of giving-in to Trump’s ultimatum in dairy by: Pierre Lampron

Canadian dairy farmers woke up Monday to realize that their worst nightmare had become a crushing reality. Despite multiple assurance to the contrary, the Trudeau government sacrificed them once again at the altar of flawed trade negotiations. Faced with an American administration that prefers to dump their problem on our doorstep rather than fix it