TITLE

Canada protests over falling incomes

PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;5/5/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 18, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the assertions of Canadian farmers regarding the falling farm incomes. The Canadian Federation of Agriculture presented a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper claiming that food supplies were in danger. Farm debt has grown by 90% in the past decade and the debt to equity ratio is now at a record high of almost 20%.
ACCESSION #
21358880

 

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