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Portage La Prairie Central Plains Herald Leader (Newspaper) - May 27, 2006, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba
Central Plains v of r b r Al Quot Quot a amp mud class Keith Mclean 204-85 3704 www.kh1raller.cofn organically inclined number of Manitoba Farmers planting organic crops on the Rise Page 13 a yellow tac Sale 2003 Pontiac crawl a i Portage la Prairie news n air show officials ready for Takeoff Southport preparing to Host inaugural event 3 saturday May 27, 2006 More Money for Canadian Farmers by Jason Krausert sports getting an Angle on a winning fish Macgregor notre Dame Des Lourdes entrants take titles 14 Portage la Prairie 5 Oakville Elie 6 Gladstone 7 Macgregor Austin 8,9 Central Plains Herald Leader a recently announced Federal farm Aid package is being welcomed cautiously by area Farmers and farm representatives. The $950-million package to finance adjustments to the Canadian agricultural income stabilization ca1s program was announced by agriculture minister Chuck Strahl in Ottawa on May 18. Ian Wishart vice president of Keystone agricultural producers Kap said the changes will help in the Short term but adds they Don t go far enough. Quot we Are supporting All those changes but we would like to emphasize we have to get beyond the cais program Quot Wishart said on wednesday. Quot in the Long term the cais program will not do what it needs to do Quot he added. The Aid package includes $900 million to cover an adjustment to cais that will let Farmers include the loss in value of inventory during a year in their cais application. The change is retroactive to 2003, 2004 and 2005. Wishart said last year s wet weather makes this change important for Farmers in Manitoba. Quot basically we had no production so inventories really plummeted. That will have a major intact on the amount of payments Quot e said. An additional $50 million will be used to expand the eligibility criteria for negative margin Coy rage under cais. Negative margins result when a farm s expenses Are higher than its income. Quot the negative margins probably will have some positive Impact Quot Kap s vice president said. Strahl said the changes will Speed up delivery of payments to Farmers. Quot these changes will better address the losses producers have experienced and put significantly More Money into the hands of More Farmers this year Quot Strahl said on May 18. Payments to Farmers resulting from these changes should begin this fall. The changes Are Park of the $1.5 billion in agricultural funding included in the Federal budget on May 2. Chris Mccallister farms 1,150 hectares of Cereal crops edible Beans soybeans flax and hemp eight Kilometres North of Portage. He was t aware of the Aid package but like Wishart said the announced changes to cais Are not enough. Quot we need some kind of change for sure. I m not sure that s the answer that we re look chg for Quot Mccallister said. Quot i think there s More problems with cais than those changes Are going to fix Quot he added. Mccallister believes a new farm income stabilization program is needed. Quot it would be Nice if they would scrap the whole cais program and Start with something fresh Quot he said. Shannon Van roes Centro maim Herald Leader no harping about Carp Kaylene Mangin 12, of St. Claude holds a Carp she caught during the annual Bass Derby at sportsman s Comer Campground North of westbound on May 20 and 21. For Complete Derby results see Page 14. 88 tax 2006 Dode Graml caravan 2006 Dodge ram thick $4000 cashback $2500 cashback plus plus 0% into int. For 5 for 5 years years Check out our pre owned inventory at q to financing of for a full 5 years Highway i a we it a phone 857-3458 or toll free 1-888-284-9914 hours open 8 to 6 Mon. Thro pro. Amp sat. From 9 to 5 Taw. Port ago . Ca email solos to amp Portage Chrysler. Com
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