• T.J. Burnham

    Grain Harvest Threat Eased for Western Growers

    Western Ag Vignettes

     by T.J. Burnham
     on August 14, 2014

    It seems that the siege at United Grain Corp., the largest grain company in the West, is ended. Union and company authorities came to an agreement last week that should have allowed inspectors to re-enter this vital facility as the western grain harvest gears up to high. Had the two not come to a settlement, the question of where all that grain would have gone remains frighteningly unknown. Kudos to the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service for pulling the folks at United and the…

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