March 1, 1968 (27th Parliament, 2nd Session)

PC

Warner Herbert Jorgenson

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Jorgenson:

One would have thought the government would finally have recognized the importance to this country of agriculture and of the wheat farmer. Nevertheless we once more find ourselves in the position where despite rising costs of production prices of practically every agricultural commodity are falling. Is this because the government intends once again to use the farmer as a scapegoat to combat the inflation which their own actions have so largely brought about?

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
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