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.
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 experiencing the effects of the worst drought and heat conditions in two decades, the commissions say the Agriculture Minister’s first order of business should be to develop long and short-term solutions to the issues farmers will be facing going into the 2022 crop year.
Amalgamation Consultations: Join us at Regional Meetings in November
The commissions have been consulting with farmers through the summer and fall via an online survey, along with two online town halls hosted in October. Farmers are encouraged to attend your local Regional Meeting in November to learn more.