Press Releases



Commissions call on the federal government to find an immediate resolution to looming CP labour strike, economic losses will be detrimental to farmers

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions are strongly urging the Minister of Labour, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan to find a resolution to the looming Teamster’s Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) labour conflict with Can…

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The fastest growing Advance Payments Program in Western Canada opens spring applications to agriculture producers

FarmCash is now accepting spring advance applications on all 50 plus commodities, from wheat and canola to bison and honey. Starting today producers from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba can ap…

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AWC announces new executive, resolution on amalgamation plebiscite passes at Annual General Meeting

Following the Alberta Wheat Commission’s (AWC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Edmonton today, the commission is pleased to announce the new executive including Chair, Greg Sears while Jason Lenz joins the executi…

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Four of Alberta’s crop commissions launch the 2022 Blue Book advance ordering system

Four of Alberta’s crop commissions – Alberta Barley, Alberta Canola, Alberta Pulse Growers, and the Alberta Wheat Commission – have launched the 2022 advance ordering system for Alberta’s Crop Protection Guide, o…

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FarmTech Foundation of Alberta Postpones 2022 Conference

After careful consideration due to growing concerns over Covid-19 and the announcement of the risk of a fifth wave in our province, the FarmTech Foundation of Alberta is postponing its 2022 conference. The health and saf…

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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. Over the last week, a…

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