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Shaw: Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Mar 14, 2014 01:26 PM CDT

Next week I'll be traveling to Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, which is one of the premier agricultural areas in Eastern Canada. I'll be speaking about grains to farmers and end-users from across the province. The last time I spoke to Quebec farmers was April 5, 2006. That day, 6,000 Quebec farmers marched onto Parliament Hill from Hull, Quebec. Watching them come onto Parliament Hill that day en masse is something I will never forget.

You've heard me say it many times. Quebec farmers are the best-organized and most dynamic farmers in Canada. Their agricultural economy is very strong; their cohesion is the ...

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