World Grain - January 2015 - (Page 96)

FEATURE BUYING MORE GRAIN FROM Canadian farmers' new 'marketing freedom' having impact on the North American trade flows by Leo Quigley T he winter of 2013-14 was a wake-up call for Canada. Not only were major industries affected by a serious slowdown in the rail transportation, but farmers who were blessed with record crops found themselves unable to move quickly to markets and had to accept lower prices as a consequence. They were not alone, as all industries struggled with this issue and Canada's overall economic performance suffered. The effects of the record cold winter hit everyone from retailers whose merchandise was slowed as container trains grew shorter and slower due to the seeds, potash and lumber that were forced to layoff staff and disappoint long time customers. The impact of the polar vortex on industry in Canada has not been forgotten. In Western Canada the Premiers of the three Western-most provinces - 96 January 2015 / World Grain /

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of World Grain - January 2015

World Grain - January 2015
Table of Contents
From the Editor-in-chief - China’s land policy an issue for grain
Calendar of Events
International Agro-technological Conference
News review - EBRD makes investments in milling, grain industries
Sosland Publishing relocating company headquarters
Louis Dreyfus restarts CEO search
Nidera acquires terminal in Port of Constanta
Nutreco acquires two Brazilian feed companies
IGP Institute expands program offerings
CGB plans grain terminal
Brazilian port sets new record in grain exports
Barilla launches China market-specific pasta
Interflour acquires Indonesian flour mill
Gruma to build tortilla plant in Russia
Cargill announces additions to board, leadership team
Richardson plans new high throughput elevator
CP investing in its rail network
Kampffmeyer Food becomes GoodMills Innovation
China approves Syngenta’s GMO corn trait
Trimex finalizes purchase of Gruma wheat milling business
Grain Market Review - Oilseeds
Country Focus - Poland
Feature - U.S. flour milling industry ‘resilient'
Feature - Fast-growing industry
Feature - Ardent exec sees ‘vibrant’ industry
Feature - Building a modern milling company
GoodMills Group
Feature - Don't expect bull market in 2015
Feature - GEAPS Exchange 2015
GEAPS Product Showcase
Feature - IAOM MEA celebrates 25th anniversary
Feature - Opinions diverge on ocean rates
Feature - U.S. buying more grain from Canada
Canada-U.S. trade task group re-dedicates itself to mission
Feature - IGC cuts flour export projections
World Grain Weather report - What happened to El Nino drought?
Feature - Johannes Wick interview
Supplier News
World Grain Archive
Ad Index/Reader Information Form International Faxback Program

World Grain - January 2015