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Team Alberta supports Minister Dreeshen’s focus on emergency discussions at the Federal-Provincial-Territorial meeting

Alberta’s major crop commissions who are members of Team Alberta fully support the Government of Alberta in pursuing options to deal with 2021 crop conditions due to the drought, including the potential to trigger the …

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Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions launching farmer consultations on formal amalgamation

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions are launching a consultation this summer to solicit farmers’ opinions on amalgamating to form a single commission. Since 2018 the commissions have been operating with one manage…

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RDAR funds landmark agriculture water stewardship and monitoring project

Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR) has invested funds in a collaborative project by Alberta’s producer-led Crop Sector Working Group (CSWG) and three major life-science companies. The novel water monitoring pro…

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Canadian Grain Commission fee reductions point to flawed system that imposes high costs on farmers

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions applaud the Canadian Grain Commission’s (CGC) news of fee reductions effective August 1, 2021, but are concerned that Canadian farmers continue to be overcharged for the CGC’s…

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Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions call for redefinition of Canadian Grain Commission role to better serve farmers

As part of the Canada Grain Act review, the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions call for an end to mandatory outward weighing and inspection services by the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) that impose additional costs o…

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Alberta producers welcome the consensus on AgriStability proposal, long-term BRM solutions remain needed

Following today’s Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) meeting, 11 of Alberta’s producer organizations are pleased the Ministers of Agriculture have come to a consensus on part of the proposed changes to AgriStabilit…

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