Ensuring farmers have the best possible producer payment protection is one of CCGA’s longstanding priorities. So when Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada launched a review of Canada’s Grain Act and asked stakeholders whether the Canadian Grain Commission’s
Producer Payment Security program (known as the Safeguards for Grain Farmers Program) met the sector’s needs, we decided to take a deeper look.
Canola farmers told us they strongly support a mandatory program, but they also wanted to explore ways to improve the coverage predictability, cost, and transparency. The current program provides an important risk management function, protecting farmers against the risk of non-payment when a... (read more)