We examine the link between poor research methodology and poor public policy.
The Canadian Wheat Board model has inadvertently cancelled vast opportunities in the higher end, value added part of the agriculture sector.
Re: “The case rests on shaky math,” Rolf Penner, Opinion, July 3. Rolf Penner makes a price comparison between wheat at Bottineau, N.D. and Boissevain, Manitoba. While this analysis is a worthwhile exercise, it does not provide the foundation to …
CWB directors, who are now challenging the recent freeing of the barley market in court, appear to be driven by an unwavering commitment to the notion they alone know what is best for all farmers, and they are willing to say and do anything to preserve their positions of power and control.
A report from a conservative think-tank says the Canadian Wheat Board’s single desk marketing system is costing prairie farmers hundreds of millions of dollars a year in lost revenue.
A new report analyzing the value that the Canadian Wheat Board insists it delivers to Prairie farmers offers “instant absolute proof” to the contrary, says its author. Far from maximizing returns back to producers, the board is actually leaving an …
Competition would dramatically raise the prices farmers are currently receiving thereby enabling them to effectively compete in the global marketplace.