The Federal Government is increasing the loan limits under the Advanced Payments Program from $400,000 to $1-million on all commodities. Advances on canola will also be interest free up to $500,000.
Canadian exporters say China importers are no longer purchasing Canadian canola seed. The Canola Council of Canada is urging the federal government to intensify efforts to resolve the situation.
A grain market analyst believes India could reduce tariffs on pulses due to very dry conditions in their country. Chuck Penner also believes China will continue to buy peas but it may not exceed 2019 levels and there will probably be an increase in the amount of lentils grown this year.
Pork producers, truck drivers transporting pigs, veterinarians and all industry stakeholders remain vigilant in keeping up their bio-security protocols as they continue to work to curb Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea. But where did it come from? And how is it moving between continents and countries? Questions pork researchers, vets, producers and all industry stake-holders are trying to answer.