Source: Robin Booker, Producer.com, February 7, 2019
The price of carbon taxes for agriculture in Canada isn’t publicly known, despite farmers and agricultural industry players’ needs for that information
It appears the federal government had more estimates than it has readily shared in the past few years and it still isn’t easy to find some of the important costs that farmers will ultimately carry.
Attempts to discover the actual costs that producers will have to cover have proved challenging and failed to provide much insight into the larger costs for grain and oilseed producers of carbon taxation: fertilizer and rail transportation.
There have been at least three government reports that deal with the carbon tax’s effect on agriculture.
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