Press Releases

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Grain declaration changes make delivering what you declare more important

Delivering what you declare is now more important than ever for farmers. Recent changes to grain declarations now include a legally binding agreement as required by the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC). Farmers are encour…

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Industry working group says provincial government’s approach to management over regulation of Fusarium Head Blight will improve competitiveness for Alberta farmers

Value chain partners in the industry-led Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) working group today welcomed the provincial government’s news that lays the foundation for better FHB management and improved competitiveness for Albe…

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Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions say the federal government’s announcement fails to address long-term issues faced by grain farmers

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions are disappointed in the federal government’s failure to address the long-standing issues farmers were already facing before COVID-19 including global trade uncertainty and ineff…

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Despite concerns of industry, funders and researchers AAFC has halted research activities until further notice

The following press release was issued on April 23, 2020 to AAFC expressing concerns from The Canadian Wheat Research Coalition and the Canadian Barley Research Coalition. Western wheat and barley commissions concerned a…

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Western wheat and barley commissions concerned about 2020 research activities

The Canadian Wheat Research Coalition (CWRC) and the Canadian Barley Research Coalition (CBRC) are asking Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) to continue important wheat and barley research activities at AAFC’s wes…

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