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FarmTech Foundation of Alberta Postpones 2022 Conference

After careful consideration due to growing concerns over Covid-19 and the announcement of the risk of a fifth wave in our province, the FarmTech Foundation of Alberta is postponing its 2022 conference. The health and saf…

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Memo to Alberta Farmers: Impact Analysis of the B.C. Floods

The recent flooding and landslides in British Columbia’s interior have substantially impacted rail transport to the west coast, a critical connection for maintaining export shipments of our grain. Over the last week, a…

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Alberta Barley announces results from 2021 farmer governance nominations

Alberta Barley is pleased to announce the following results from farmer governance nominations that closed on October 29, 2021.

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Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions welcome back Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, say first order of business should be to improve Business Risk Management programs and work with farmers on fertilizer reduction targets

Following this morning’s federal cabinet appointments, The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions welcome Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau back into her role as Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. With farmers now …

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Alberta Barley calls for 2021 nominations to join board of directors and delegates

Alberta Barley is seeking nominations for barley farmers to join the board of directors and delegate leadership team. Alberta Barley’s board of directors and delegates represent barley producers from across the provinc…

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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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