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Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions extend congratulations to first elected board of RDAR

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions today extended congratulations to the newly-elected board of directors of Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR). The election results were announced this morning during the f…

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Barley farmers can claim seven per cent SR&ED credit on their 2020 taxes

Barley farmers who pay the Alberta Barley check-off are eligible for a seven per cent tax credit through the Scientific Research & Experimental Development Fund (SR&ED) program for their investment in barley rese…

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Four of Alberta’s crop commissions launch The Blue Book website with an advanced ordering system for spring shipping

Alberta Barley, Alberta Canola, Alberta Pulse Growers and the Alberta Wheat Commission are pleased to announce the launch of, the new website for Albert…

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Team Alberta welcomes changes to MELT making it easier for experienced drivers to earn their Class 1

Team Alberta welcomes today’s announcement that will make it easier for agricultural producers, among others, with at least two-years of Class 3 driving experience to earn a Class 1 commercial licence. Safety continues…

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Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Crops Launches Code of Practice Consultations

The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Crops (CRSC) has launched the consultations for Responsible Grain, a national and voluntary code of practice to demonstrate Canadian farmers’ care and commitment to the enviro…

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Prairie Cereals Summit cancelled, Alberta Barley AGM and director and delegate session to be held online

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions regret to announce that the Prairie Cereals Summit (PCS) in Banff, Alberta in December has been cancelled due to current Alberta health and safety protocols, and the commissions' …

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