Wheat Board Vote Announced
Winnipeg.—The results of the 2011 Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) producer plebiscite were announced on Monday, September 12.
• For wheat:
22,764 producers (62 per cent of respondents who grew wheat) said they wish to maintain the ability to market all wheat, with the continuing exception of feed wheat sold domestically, through the CWB single-desk system;
14,059 producers (38 per cent of respondents who grew wheat) said they wish to remove the single-desk marketing system from the CWB and sell all wheat through an open-market system.
Rest of story in September 14 edition of The Provost News.
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