Winter wheat is progressing very well. Corn planting has moved along decently in the area since two weeks ago, though still only 40-50% complete on heavier soils. Soybean planting has begun – biggest issue preventing planting still is cold soils. - See more at: http://fieldcropnews.com/2016/05/simcoe-ag-breakfast-meeting-minutes-may-18-2016/#sthash.1NGxq9AA.dpuf
A private member's bill tabled yesterday - Bill C-274 - is taking on the inefficient tax treatment of intergenerational transfers for small businesses, addressing a major issue for family farm and fishing businesses.
It can be hard for smaller sectors of agriculture to undertake complex or expensive industry projects. Tight budgets and limited resources can keep work from getting done, even if that work might be vitally needed to support industry growth and development.