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wheat pool

n
(Agriculture) (in Western Canada) a cereal farmers' cooperative
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During the 1920s the farm movement was radicalized, the wheat pool was organized, and various forms of independent political action were considered as farmers attempted to make a living under increasingly difficult circumstances.
* Saskatechwan Wheat Pool acquires Agricore remaning it Viterra.
Beyond the Farm Gate: The Story of a Farm Boy Who Helped Make the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool a World-Class Business
Manitoba Pool Elevators came to life in 1925 as a creation of the Manitoba Wheat Pool, the latter founded in 1924 to ensure the co-operative marketing of wheat by Manitoba farmers.
Chemical and physical properties of wheat : Cultivated wheat (Tritcum spp.) varieties were obtained from the wheat breeding program of the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool. The first experiment involved six varieties of wheat, i.e., Canada Prairie Spring (CPS) red (Biggar), CPS white (Genesis), Canada Western (CW) red winter (Norstar), CW soft white spring (Owens), CW durum (Kyle) and CW red spring (Katepwa).
If you want a symbol of the new Saskatchewan--or what is assumed to be the new Saskatchewan--you could do worse than to consider Mayo Schmidt, an American agribusiness veteran who arrived at the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool in 2000.
His civilian life took a relatively predictable course--marriage, three children, and work as a Saskatchewan Wheat Pool field man.
McPhail had been a farmer and Wheat Pool agent before joining the Royal Canadian Air Force in World War II.
Murray Fulton, a professor at the University of Saskatchewan, provided a cautionary tale about the need for monitoring and oversight in his description of the events leading up to the conversion of the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool in 2005 to a business corporation.
Saskatchewan Wheat Pool Inc., doing business as Viterra, is Canada's leading agri-business, with extensive operations and distribution across Western Canada and operations in the U.S.
Waves of consolidation in Canadian grain handling has resulted in the creation of a new company, Viterra, a merger of the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool and Agricore United.