30 Percent Fertilizer Emissions Reduction

Res #: 23-22M
Number: 23
Year: 2022
Midterm: Yes
Expired: No
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture

WHEREAS the Federal Government is planning to reduce fertilizer emissions by 30% by 2030 for Canadian agri-businesses.

WHEREAS Saskatchewan is an agriculturally based province, and such a reduction will have a major impact on food production and farm viability.

WHEREAS nitrogen fertilizer is an essential component for the farmers of Saskatchewan to produce agri-food products.

WHEREAS the farm sector has been singled out for emission reductions.

BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the Federal Government to reconsider implementing the 30% reduction in fertilizer emissions by 2030 because of the detrimental effects that this policy has on the farming economy and food production.