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Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions move to virtual regional meetings in light of new COVID-19 guidelines

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions are moving their six regional meetings to a strictly online platform in light of new provincial measures concerning COVID-19. Until now, regional meetings had included both an in-…

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Alberta’s four major crop commissions are producing the 2021 Blue Book

Alberta’s Crop Protection Guide, more commonly known as the Blue Book, is now being produced by Alberta’s four major crop commissions – Alberta Barley, Alberta Canola, Alberta Pulse Growers and the Alberta Wheat Co…

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Agronomy Update 2021 is going virtual in January under the leadership of four of Alberta’s crop commissions

Alberta Barley, Alberta Canola, Alberta Pulse Growers, and Alberta Wheat Commission are working together to continue the legacy of Agronomy Update.

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Alberta Barley announces results following the 2020 director nomination deadline, delegates to be nominated during November regional meetings

Following the October 30 deadline for director nominations, Alberta Barley is pleased to announce the results from the nomination period.

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CBRC commits over $1.5 million to AAFC barley breeding activities

The Canadian Barley Research Coalition (CBRC), a collaboration between Alberta Barley, the Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (SaskBarley), and Manitoba Crop Alliance (MCA), has committed more than $1.5 million o…

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Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions concerned over lack of focus on agriculture in Speech from the Throne

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions are concerned about the lack of recognition of Canadian agriculture and the role farmers can play in Canada’s economic recovery in yesterday’s Speech from the Throne.

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