I suspect there will be a lot of angst over the new federal farm review and forecast – even though statistically, it’s a good news story. The report, released last week, showed farmers produced 96.5 million tonnes of grain in 2013. That’s a major leap over the previous year’s relatively dismal 76.7-million tonne crop, which suffered from either too much rain or too little rain, depending on where you farmed. Unfortunately, the grain transportation fiasco on the prairies has thrown a pall over this upbeat review, as well as on the prediction that Canadian farmers’ net income will remain at…
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