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Our website is currently undergoing a transition to reflect the amalgamation of the two commissions into the new Alberta Grains brand. Until then, you’ll still be able to toggle between the Wheat and Barley sides for industry news, research and relevant information to help grow your crops, your business, and your future.

Stay tuned for the official launch of the new website!

Press Releases



Alberta Grains calls for farmer nominations: join the first Alberta Grains board of directors

Alberta Grains, the newly named, amalgamated Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions, is eager to announce the call for farmer nominations to be a part of the first Alberta Grains board of directors.

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Second annual CrossRoads Crop Conference moves to Calgary, Alberta, this winter to focus on agriculture innovation

The FarmTech Foundation of Alberta is proud to bring CrossRoads — Alberta’s new Crop Conference to Calgary, Alberta, on January 29 to 31, 2024. 

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Alberta Grains to be new name for merged wheat and barley commission

Today, two leading farmer-directed organizations, Alberta Barley and the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) are excited to announce the name and logo of their merged commission, Alberta Grains. The new commission, Alber…

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Alberta Wheat & Barley Commissions Educate Kids About Food Origins at the Calgary Stampede

From July 6 – 16, the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions will be hosting an educational booth at the Nutrien Western Event Centre. Wally and Betty’s Grain Gallery is part of the Nutrien Ag-Tivity in the City event,…

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Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions’ delighted with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) updated guidance on plant breeding innovation

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has recently announced its updated guidance on plant breeding innovation, enabling Alberta’s wheat and barley farmers to access improved plant varieties and supporting their c…

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Barley producers can claim 11 per cent SR&ED credit on their 2022 taxes

Barley producers who pay check-off through Alberta Barley and do not request a refund are eligible for an 11 per cent tax credit through the Scientific Research and Experimental Development Fund (SR&ED) program for t…

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