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Farmers fear billion-dollar loss if there’s a train backlog

Manitoba farmers say their bumper crop could be left sitting in storage bins — and they could be out millions — if limited rail capacity prevents it from being shipped to market.

Dan Mazier, president of Keystone Agricultural Producers, says Manitoba farmers have harvested above-average canola and cereal crops this year, but they worry about another disastrous rail backlog such as the one that occurred three years ago. READ MORE

October 20, 2017  By The Winnipeg Free Press


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