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Canadian Grain Commission fee reductions point to flawed system that imposes high costs on farmers

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions applaud the Canadian Grain Commission’s (CGC) news of fee reductions effective August 1, 2021, but are concerned that Canadian farmers continue to be overcharged for the CGC’s…

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CWRC commits $2 million to the University of Alberta in wheat breeding activities

The Canadian Wheat Research Coalition (CWRC) – a collaboration between the Alberta Wheat Commission, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission and Manitoba Crop Alliance – has committed $2 million over five years tow…

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Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions call for redefinition of Canadian Grain Commission role to better serve farmers

As part of the Canada Grain Act review, the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions call for an end to mandatory outward weighing and inspection services by the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) that impose additional costs o…

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Alberta producers welcome the consensus on AgriStability proposal, long-term BRM solutions remain needed

Following today’s Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) meeting, 11 of Alberta’s producer organizations are pleased the Ministers of Agriculture have come to a consensus on part of the proposed changes to AgriStabilit…

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Team Alberta concerned of the economic sustainability of farming in response to Supreme Court ruling

Following this morning’s Supreme Court of Canada ruling affirming the constitutionality of the federal carbon tax, Team Alberta is calling on the Government of Alberta to take a leadership role in creating a ‘Made in…

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Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions launch shared website showcasing ‘Better Together’

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions are pleased to announce the launch of– a new joint website for Alberta farmers to access timely information about the commissions and their programs. The …

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