Food and Agricultural Economics Prof Discusses Donald Trump, Canadian Dairy Industry


The call by U.S. President Donald Trump to overturn Canada’s dairy supply quota system was the focus of a Globe and Mail interview April 22 and a Business News Network interview with Prof. Michael von Massow April 19. Von Massow was also interviewed by the Canadian Press the same day, generating news reports by and the National Post, among others. The professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics said Canada’s dairy supply management system is not to blame for industry problems in the United States, and that Canada will likely maintain its quota system. He studies agricultural economics and food value chains.