February 7, 2018
WHEREAS the agriculture industry is experiencing economic losses and hardship resulting from low cattle prices and high forage prices;
WHEREAS the economic losses and hardship are at levels that constitute a disaster;
THEREFORE the Lieutenant Governor in Council declares that a disaster exists, in the nature of an agricultural economic hardship disaster, with respect to the 2017-2018 fiscal year.
Recommended by: Minister of Agriculture and Forestry
Authority: Fiscal Planning and Transparency Act