Farm equipment Alberta Canada

Canada’s farmers aren’t a monolith—and for many of us, the USMCA is a good thing

Opinion: Dairy farmers are fuming over Canada’s concessions in the ‘new NAFTA.’ But the reality is that most Canadian farmers need strong, global trade
Mario Beauregard-Montreal Québec Canada

Now is our chance to scrap the milk tax once and for all

Opinion: Those concerned about poverty, inequality or middle class living standards should oppose Canada’s milk tax and take advantage of the opportunity presented by Trump.
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Why the dairy lobby is so powerful

Dairy farmers were major players at Trans-Pacific Partnership talks, and their strength comes down to a simple political calculation

Scott Gordon Patterson

A father of five girls, his daughters were ‘kind of his boys, too.’ On the farm, he had no trouble finding work for idle hands.
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Hay! Stop, thief!

Bales of hay are the prime goods in a U.S. crime spree
Talking turkey

Talking turkey

Hunters want to import hundreds of wild turkeys to shoot. Farmers aren’t nearly as keen.