Saskatchewan’s new agriculture minister, David Marit, hails from the southwestern region of the prairie province. He has represented the riding of Wood River since 2016.
Ernie Hardeman is Ontario’s new minister of agriculture, food and rural affairs under Ontario’s new premier, Doug Ford. This is Hardeman’s second foray into ministering agricultural affairs, which he previously managed under Mike Harris.
Lawrence MacAulay, federal agriculture minister, hosted Sonny Perdue, U.S. agriculture secretary on June 15, maintaining the dialogue on cross-border trade. The high-profile tour included a visit to Ray and Alvin Keenan, potato growers at Souris.
Shane Hedderson of Cleanfarms discusses cross-Canada recycling programs for farmers