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The Alberta Wheat Commission calls for farmer leadership nominations

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is seeking nominations from wheat farmers in Regions 1 and 5 to join AWC’s board directors and regional representatives. Positions open for nominations include two directors and three…

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Wheat and Barley Commissions call for more clarity and dialogue with farmers on fertilizer emission reduction targets

 The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions say the Government of Canada’s target of reducing fertilizer emissions by 30 per cent by 2030 has fueled confusion and frustration due to a lack of clarity on what will be…

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Fall FarmCash advances available now — apply for up to $1 million with the first $250,000 interest-free and receive your funds within three to five days

FarmCash is proud to announce it will begin issuing fall cash advances with the first $250,000 interest-free starting today, September 1, 2022. Producers across Western Canada of over 50 agricultural commodities i…

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Four of Alberta’s crop commissions launch CrossRoads – Alberta’s Crop Conference

Alberta Barley, Alberta Canola, Alberta Pulse Growers and the Alberta Wheat Commission, are proud to be launching a new farmer focused event called CrossRoads. This new crop conference,presented by four of the host organ…

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Alberta barley and wheat farmers will vote on amalgamation in October

This October, Alberta barley and wheat farmers will vote on whether Alberta Barley and the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) will formally amalgamate to form a single crop commission. Barley and wheat farmers in Alberta who…

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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Minister Bibeau announces major change, agricultural producers are now eligible to receive the first $250,000 interest-free through FarmCash

Effective as of June 20, 2022, agricultural producers who apply for the Advance Payments Program through FarmCash are now eligible to receive the first $250,000 of their advance interest-free. This change to the i…

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