NEWS
Wed Jun 25, 2014 02:05 PM CDT

OTTAWA (Dow Jones) -- Canada on Wednesday said it will accelerate plans to review its key transportation sector to address challenges ranging from grain-movement bottlenecks to ensuring the safe shipment of crude oil by rail.

The review comes at a time when getting Canadian resources to external customers has vaulted to near the top of the Canadian policy agenda. A lack of pipeline infrastructure has forced Canadian energy producers to move more crude oil by train, and led them to consider increased rail shipments in the event planned pipeline projects such as TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL and Enbridge Inc.'s Northern ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Herd Booster In 1935, in an effort to help ranchers hit hard by the Dust Bowl, the U.S. government bought 547 ...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Taxlink by Andy Biebl What farmers consider a hedge may be speculation in the eyes of IRS -- and that significantly alt...
  • Woodbury: Family Business Matters Consider whether you want your legacy to be measured by the size of your bank account, your inves...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
Related News Stories
Minding Ag's Business
Minding Ag's Business
Deere to Lay Off 460 on Weak Demand
Farming on the Mother Road - 7
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Farming on the Mother Road - 6
View From the Cab
Minding Ag's Business
Woodbury: Farm Family Business
View From the Cab