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Agriculture Report

Miller to Lead Ag Committee


Larry Miller re-elected as Chair of Standing Committee on Agriculture


The MP for Bruce Grey Owen Sound will stay on as Chair of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-food.

Larry Miller was re-elected to the post after serving as Chair for the last year.

Miller says he will meet with his Vice Chairs today to set priorities for the fall.

And according to Miller -- those include a study on competitiveness and the hog and beef sectors.

Miller says he also wants to look at help for young farmers and improve the future of farming in Canada.


Farm Credit Canada is doing its part to help families in need.

The FCC has started its 6th annual Drive Away Hunger campaign to help collect food and money for local food banks.

Spokesperson Barb Richardson says the program started 6 years ago when the FCC Manager in Listowel hit the road and went to the IPM in Meaford.

Now all FCC offices are collecting donations until October 16th -- which is World Food Day.

You can also make a donation to the Salvation Army food bank by visiting the truck in our Owen Sound parking lot today, tomorrow or Saturday.


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