You have to credit Ottawa for at least doing something to help shore-up Canada’s the flagging pork sector. But it is enough? The Canadian Pork Council originally asked for $800 million. Ottawa offered about $75 million. I talk about the response to the federal package here, in this week’s Urban Cowboy.
About The Author
Owen Roberts is a faculty member in the Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications program at the University of Illinois. As an agricultural journalist, he is the past president of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists and a lifetime achievement award recipient from the Canadian Farm Writers' Federation. His programs and research papers have been recognized nationally and internationally through awards from the Journal of Applied Communications, the National Agri-Marketing Association, the Association for Communications Excellence, and others.