TITLE

Wheat board scare tactics

AUTHOR(S)
Crewe, Richard
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;12/8/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 23, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the election campaign of the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) in Western Canada. He cites that the Conservative government has promised to put an end to the CWB monopoly on wheat and malting barley trade. He states that the CWB proclaims that it cannot survive in a free market. The board claims to provide £250 million a year to farmers. In 2004, the CWB has sold low quality wheat as feed which resulted in a loss for farmers.
ACCESSION #
23525138

 

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