Western Canadian Wheat and Barley Farmers Finally Get Marketing Freedom
Published: December 16, 2011Return To News
Balgonie, Saskatchewan, December 16, 2011 - Western Canadian wheat and barley farmers finally have the freedom to market their wheat or barley as they choose, whether that is with a grain company, processor or the Canadian Wheat Board, following the Royal Assent of the Marketing Freedom for Grain Farmers Act. Western farmers, the grain industry, business groups, provincial governments and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz celebrated this historic day with the signing of the first forward contracts for wheat and barley.
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