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Alberta Wheat Commission announces results from farmer governance nominations

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is pleased to announce the following results from farmer governance nominations that closed on October 29, 2021.

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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 …

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AWC calls for 2021 nominations of farm leaders to join board of directors and regional representatives

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is seeking nominations from wheat farmers in all Alberta regions to join AWC’s board directors and regional representatives. Positions open for nominations include two directors and t…

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FarmCash opens fall advance applications to western Canadian producers

Starting today, FarmCash is accepting applications for post-harvest, fall livestock and actual honey production advances. As this date marks the official opening date of the fall application period for the Advance…

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Prairie wheat research groups commit $3.5 million to the University of Manitoba for wheat breeding activities

The Canadian Wheat Research Coalition (CWRC), alongside the Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) and the Saskatchewan Winter Cereals Development Commission (SWCDC), have committed funding to a core breeding agreemen…

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Team Alberta supports Minister Dreeshen’s focus on emergency discussions at the Federal-Provincial-Territorial meeting

Alberta’s major crop commissions who are members of Team Alberta fully support the Government of Alberta in pursuing options to deal with 2021 crop conditions due to the drought, including the potential to trigger the …

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