Re: Wheat board monopoly to endOct 23rd, 2011
the average “applicable” rail freight rate for spring wheat has gone up about 21%
CWB costs on wheat have gone up about 56% (including “transportation savings”)
Grain company handling charges (elevation and cleaning, including trucking premiums paid to farmers) have risen about 9% FUEL
Why can't canola be shipped long distances by ship in mass quatity and is processed (value added) on the prairie?
I would love to be a fly on the wall listening to Gehl explain to Cargill,
Bunge, Viterra, Richardson and Louis Dreyfus that they’ve got it all wrong and
shouldn’t have built their crush plants on the prairies.