Saskatchewan farmers could see a refund or reduced fees for federal grain inspection services next year.
The Canadian Grain Commission is holding consultations to cut fees or provide a refund on grain inspection and weighing charges after accumulating a 107 million dollar surplus in recent years.
Commission spokesman Remi Gosselin says proposed changes would see fees drop 15 million dollars or 23 per-cent next year.
It would amount to 44 cents per metric ton.
The 60 day consultation period ends on May first.
Options for the surplus include a rebate to producers or invest in grain research.
The Western Canadian Wheat Growers annual meeting is being held in Saskatoon Wednesday and Thursday.
Earlier this year chair Jim Wickett called for a reduction in Grain Commission fees and a refund to farmers because of the huge surplus.