Chuck Penner – Post CWB Monopoly Impacts on the Market

The world almost ended twice in 2012.  Farmers had to beware of the Mayan calendar but also earlier in the year the CWB officially lost it’s monopoly on the sale of wheat in Canada.

Some people predicted armageddon, while others believed that the benefits were huge.  Chuck Penner, LeftField Commodity Research talked to me on the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Regional meeting tour about what he thinks the impact has been on the markets and for Western Canadian farmers in general.

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What do you think?  How much of an impact has the change in the marketing system impacted the decisions on your farm?  Let us know in the comment box below.

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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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