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B.C. farmers vent to feds


April 21, 2009
By Marg Land


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April 21, 2009, Kelowna, BC – Local fruit and vegetable farmers
recently had a chance to express concerns about agricultural issues
with a representative from Agriculture Canada.

April 21, 2009, Kelowna, BC – Local fruit and vegetable farmers recently had a chance to express concerns about agricultural issues with a representative from Agriculture Canada.

B.C. Fruit Growers Association president Joe Sardinha was among the attendees and brought forward concerns from his members with the complexity of the Agri-stability program and the timeliness of payments under the safety net program.

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There was also discussion of Product of Canada labelling, food safety, the re-plant assistance program, crop insurance and pesticide registration issues.

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