Tag: Dayna Spiring

CWB’s Infrastructure Taking Shape — Answers to Farmer Ownership Questions Still Up in the Air

There’s no question the Canadian Wheat Board is establishing its physical presence in Western Canada, but farmers are still seeking answers to questions about how they will participate in owning the grain business controlled by G3 Global Grain Group — a joint venture between Bunge and a Saudi government investment company. A farmer equity trust… Read more »

Farmer Equity and G3’s CWB: Questions About Farmer Ownership Remain

Western Canadian farm groups are generally welcoming the increased competition that should result from turning the (incapacitated?) Canadian Wheat Board into a private grain company controlled by Bunge and a Saudi investment company, but producer groups are still seeking answers about the farmer ownership part of the deal. The agreement announced this week will see farmers owning 49.9 percent… Read more »

This Week on Real Ag — CWB Sale and Seeding — April 16, 2015

From Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz discussing the sale of the Canadian Wheat Board to Wheat Pete on late seeding in southern Ontario, catch up on what’s happened this week with the latest TWORA podcast: Stay current on what’s happening in Canadian agriculture — listen to the “This Week on Real Ag” podcast every Thursday. Find the… Read more »