Agriculture and Fisheries

Safeguarding Our Land

By NDP PEI / November 2, 2018 / Comments Off on Safeguarding Our Land

How do we feel about today’s pitch by Robert Irving, president of Cavendish Farms, in which he warned a legislative committee about “significant threats to the long-term sustainability of potato farming on Prince Edward Island” — while asking government to double land ownership limits imposed on Island potato farmers. He also spoke of “near drought”…

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Supply management can’t be compromised

By Joe Byrne / September 28, 2018 / Comments Off on Supply management can’t be compromised

Our system provides quality, profit and supply without the need for subsidies and emergency relief BY JOE BYRNE Thanks to the hard work of dairy farmers and our system of supply management, we have a safe supply of quality dairy products for Canadians produced locally, and employing many Islanders at the production, processing and retail…

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