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Farmer Groups Urge PFT Ag Ministers to Engage in a Meaningful BRM Review

GUELPH, ON (January 31, 2018) – Producer groups from Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada are calling on the Federal Provincial Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers to commit to meaningful engagement in the National Business Risk Management Review (BRM).

In July 2017, the FPT Agriculture Ministers made a commitment to a review of the BRM suite. It is encouraging that the processes have been set up by officials but it is up to the FPT Ministers to set the environment for officials to have a meaningful policy discussion for change.

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AgGrowth Coalition welcomes External Advisory Panel role

TORONTO, ON (January 8, 2017) – TORONTO (January 8, 2018) – Canada’s AgGrowth Coalition welcomes the announcement of the formation of an External Advisory Panel to advise the ongoing FPT BRM review. As part of the Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agricultural Ministers’ commitment to a comprehensive review of Business Risk Management (BRM), an external advisory panel was announced in late December.

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AgGrowth Coalition Poised for Next Steps in BRM Review

TORONTO, ON (September 11, 2017) – In response to the Federal Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agricultural Ministers’ commitment to a comprehensive review of Business Risk Management (BRM) programs over the coming year, several agricultural organizations have formalized their structure and plans as the AgGrowth Coalition. The Coalition has committed to advocacy efforts and policy research to position industry as a trusted, authoritative partner in this critical review process.

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AgGrowth Coalition Thankful for BRM Review

Canada's AgGrowth Coalition extends its appreciation to federal, provincial and territorial Agricultural Ministers across the country for recognizing and supporting the need for a review of business risk management programs for farmers.

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