A Farmers Perspective on the Loss of the CWB Single Desk.

The press conference following Royal Assent of Bill C-18 in the House of Commons was like a cross between a New Years party and an awards ceremony for the farmers that support marketing choice.   There was cheering, shout-outs and thank you speeches. To say that many in the room were excited would be an understatement. Even with the court challenge and the recent ruling by Justice Douglas Campbell, there was a mood present in the group there that this was the end of a long, hard fight.

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One farmer who was pleased with the decision to end the single desk system is Kevin Serfas. Kevin farms land across Southern Alberta and is based near Turin, Alberta. I spoke with him about what the end of the single desk means to him and to his farm.

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Shaun Haney

Shaun grew up on a family seed farm in Southern Alberta. Haney Farms produces, conditions and retails wheat, barley, canola and corn seed. Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. @shaunhaney

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