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Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Tue Dec 31, 2013 02:09 PM CST

Last week's DTN 360 poll asked the question "Given the collapse in many Prairie cash grain markets, have you explored U.S. markets for your production?" Five percent of respondents replied that they had shipped grain to the U.S. by producer car, while a further 5% had moved product by truck to U.S. buyers.

The largest response, 44% of respondents, replied that they had yet to conduct cross-border business, although plan to explore opportunities in the U.S. in 2014. Eight percent replied that they do not have the comfort level in conducting business in the U.S., 4% indicated that they do ...

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