Farmers Losing Control – Action Needed

Farmers are growing increasingly concerned about the amount of control they are giving up to seed and chemical companies in the contracts that are required when purchasing seed that are frequently part of seed/chemical bundles. Bob Friesen, FNA-STAG CEO says, “It used to be that a seed company would compete for your business and treat you like a customer”, Friesen says. “Now, they have contracts that threaten to never sell to you again. This is an issue that is making a lot of farmers very nervous. It’s submission by intimidation.” One particular agreement identifies the right of the company to … Continue reading Farmers Losing Control – Action Needed