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Strengthening agricultural ties with the U.S. and Mexico: Statement from Minister Sigurdson

“This week I had the privilege of representing Alberta’s agriculture sector at the 2023 Tri-National Agricultural Accord in Saskatchewan.

“Alberta is known worldwide for its robust agriculture sector, with the U.S. and Mexico remaining huge export markets for our province. We are proud leaders in sustainable agriculture and are setting new records for agri-food production and exports.

“Current drought conditions are making it difficult to maintain the growth in our agriculture industry, which is why I took the opportunity to speak with federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lawrence MacAulay to emphasize the urgent need in Alberta for AgriRecovery disaster relief.

“Through trilateral and bilateral sessions with senior state officials from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, we were able to discuss significant agricultural trade and development issues in North America.

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