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Alberta producer organizations encourage the Government of Alberta to accept the current AgriStability proposal

Following this morning’s statement by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau and the Honourable Jim Carr on the federal government’s proposed improvements to AgriStability, 11 of Alberta’s agriculture commodity and pro…

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Now available to all western Canadian producers, FarmCash opens spring advance application with new features

Starting today, for the first time in its history, FarmCash is accepting spring advance applications from all western Canadian producers. This announcement follows the multi-provincial expansion of the FarmCash program m…

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Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions extend congratulations to first elected board of RDAR

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions today extended congratulations to the newly-elected board of directors of Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR). The election results were announced this morning during the f…

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Wheat farmers can claim 31 per cent SR&ED credit on their 2020 taxes

Wheat farmers who pay the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) check-off are eligible for a 31 per cent tax credit through the Scientific Research & Experimental Development Fund (SR&ED) program, for their investment i…

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FarmCash expanding services to all western Canadian agricultural producers this spring

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is pleased to announce the FarmCash Advance Payments Program is expanding beyond Alberta and will be available to agricultural producers in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Man…

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Farmers invited to view video of 9th annual Chops & Crops collaboration

Nine Alberta commodity groups continued to collaborate on the Chops & Crops event during the pandemic by hosting the Agriculture Minister for a ninth year - albeit virtually.

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