Policy Initiatives

Consultation on: reducing emissions arising from the application of fertilizer in Canada's agricultural sector

The Government of Canada’s proposed national target, announced in the “A Healthy Environment and a Healthy Economy Plan”, to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions arising from fertilizer application by 30 per cent below 2020 levels by 2030, is of significant concern to grains and oilseeds farmers as they search to understand how such an aggressive target can be achieved within seven growing seasons without impacting yields, the viability of farming into the future, or Canada’s ability to retain a competitive position in providing domestic and global food security.

Read Alberta Grains' submission for the Fertilizer Emissions Reduction Target Consultations.

Read the Full Submission