NEWS
New Grain-Shipment Mandates for Railway
Fri Mar 7, 2014 02:03 PM CST

TORONTO (Dow Jones) -- The Canadian government took the unusual step Friday of introducing stiff new railway regulations aimed at easing a grain bottleneck that has driven the price of oats to historic highs in the U.S.

Amid an escalating fight between Canadian rail operators and grain farmers over a cross-border bottleneck, Ottawa announced measures backed by stiff penalties that will force Canadian rail operators to move a minimum level of grain.

Canadian Transport Minister Lisa Raitt said the federal government will require Canadian National Railway Co. and Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. to ship at least 500,000 metric tons of ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a community of Arkansas farmers have successfully banded togethe...
  • Market News AgriClear is not an auction, but an online digital sales floor where buyers and sellers negotiate...
  • UAS Research Takes Off Key members of the House and Senate last week praised the Federal Aviation Administration for sel...
  • "Total Market Isn't Dead" Used equipment inventories are escalating.
  • Rain, Rain, Go Away Waterlogged and flooded fields in much of the Midwest are putting corn and soybean fields at risk...
  • Feds to Examine Biotech Rules In a memo to USDA, FDA and EPA, the White House stated that a review of biotech regulations was n...
  • Evolution of Farm Kid Jobs DTN Staff Reporter Russ Quinn reflects on the farm activities of his youth that his children will...
  • IARC: Possible 2,4-D Cancer Link The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified the herbicide 2,4-D as possibly ca...
  • Ask the Vet How do I know what minerals my cows need and how much?
Related News Stories
Canada Markets
Canada Markets
Stats Can Acreage Report
Manitoba Crop Report
Canada Markets
Canada Markets
Sask. Crop Report
Canada Markets
Dryness Affects CWB PROs
Canada Markets