Farmers Profit at Risk Due To Carbon Pricing
Source: Pat McKay, saskatoon.ctvnews.ca, March 26, 2021
The added cost of producing wheat could be as high as $12.50 an acre. On a 5,000 acre farm, that’s more than $60,000 a year.
SASKATOON — Saskatchewan farmer Lee Moats says farmers need to be a part of the climate change solution – but there remains a tremendous amount of opposition to the carbon pricing regime.
“I think that we as Canadians, and people right across the world, have to take action. And maybe carbon taxes is part of that, but the implementation of it is just so astoundingly insensitive to some of the realities of agriculture,” he said.
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