While Questions Surround CWB 2.0, Farmers Should Hope Privatization Goes Well

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So who’s going to buy CWB (formerly “the Canadian Wheat Board”)? And where’s the money for new elevators coming from? Will they become “just another grain company”? How will farmers benefit? These are all questions I’ve heard farmers asking each other during intermissions at hockey rinks, at coffee shops and on Twitter over the last few weeks, as CWB moves closer to privatizing. Although Farmers of North America’s plan to turn CWB into a farmer-owned grain company appears to be dead, the media coverage and FNA’s farmer meetings have revived interest in what’s happening with the board and shed some…

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