Should the government regulate grains and trains?

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A recent move by the federal government to force rail companies to carry more grain shipments has one columnist arguing that farmers can't have it both ways -- either they swim with the big boys in the free market now that the wheat board is no longer the monopsony it once was - or they sink. 

 

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