Reports & Presentations

September 2017 — Producer’s Coalition Response to the Transportation Modernization Act (Submission to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

CLICK HERE for the policy brief (PDF – 686 KB)

 

October 2016 — An Economic Analysis of Western Canadian Grain Export Capacity (Richard Gray and Mohammad Torshizi)

CLICK HERE for the final analysis (PDF – 752 KB)
CLICK HERE for the policy brief (PDF – 61 KB)

 

September 2016 — Producer Coalition Submission to the Canada Transportation Act (CTA) Review Panel in Response to the CTA Review Report:
CLICK HERE for the report (PDF)

 

December 2015 — Exploring Options for Producer Involvement in Wheat and Barley Variety Development

CLICK HERE for the final report from JRG Consulting (PDF – 1.28 MB)
CLICK HERE for the executive summary of the report from JRG Consulting (PDF – 117 KB)
CLICK HERE for the report annexes (PDF – 3.15 MB)

 

August 2015 — Dr. Richard Gray: The Economic Impacts Of Elevated Export Basis Levels On Western Canadian Grain Producers 2012/13, 2013/14 And 2014/15

Report Summary

 

July 20, 2015 — Farmers’ Forum on Transportation: See all presentations & videos from this event

 

March 2015 — John Edsforth: Estimated Contributions Earned by Railways from Handling of Statutory Grains and Grain Products 2013/14

 

February 16, 2015 – Richard Gray: An Update on 2014/15 Export Basis Levels to February 2015

 

December 8, 2014 — Producer Coalition Group (Sask Wheat, Sask Barley, Sask Pulse, APAS): Submission to the CTA Review Panel

  • Latest Research

    Rail Freight Rates and Grain Export Basis: The US Experience

    The export basis and freight rate data can be used to estimate how export basis rents are distributed between railways and grain handlers in a deregulated rate environment, which in turn has a large impact on the pricing and the service incentives of railways.

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