The Canadian Press

2000-01-13 | Farm Aid

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The federal government announced on Jan. 13 that it would be injecting one-billion dollars into agriculture over the next two years to help cash-strapped farmers. Agriculture Minister Lyle Vanclief said the amount could go higher with the participation of other levels of government. As part of a new government disaster package, Vanclief proposed interest-free cash advances of up to 20-thousand dollars per farm to help pay for spring seeding costs.

Date: 2000-01-13
Placeline: RED DEER, Alberta.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << with the province's participating according to the established 60/40 cost-sharing ratio the new money could pump up to a pump the amount of federal provincial expenditures on safety nuts up to 3.6 billion dollars over the next two years >>