What Farmers Need to Know Now

Agricultural producers across Western Canada can now receive funds on spring FarmCash advances

As of April 1, 2023, agricultural producers in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba can now receive their spring FarmCash advance of up to $1 million with the first $250,000* interest-free and take advantage of opportunities to grow their farms. 

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The Grain Exchange Spring 2023

Welcome to The Grain Exchange - Quarterly! The print publication you've come to know — formatted for online readers.

Learn more about the people behind the scenes and the initiatives that are driving positive change, and better understand the important impact the commissions have on the grain industry at large.

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The Economic Impact of Cereal Grains on the Canadian Economy

On behalf of Cereals Canada, LMC International undertook a study to assess the impact of domestically grown common wheat, durum wheat, barley, and oats on the Canadian economy. 

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Amalgamation Town Hall Video

On March 15, the two commissions - Alberta Barley and the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) hosted a virtual Town Hall session to garner feedback about the proposed plan regulation of the one formal entity. 

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New episode of The Growing Point Podcast

We chat with Dr. Charles Geddes of Agriculture and Agri-Food (Lethbridge). Geddes shares the results of the recent kochia resistance survey in Alberta, why kochia is such a challenge, and management tactics to mitigate resistance, among other things.

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Wheat producers can claim 74 per cent SR&ED credit on their 2022 taxes

Wheat producers who pay check-off through the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and do not request a refund are eligible for a 74 per cent tax credit through the Scientific Research and Experimental Development Fund (SR&ED) program for their investment in wheat research and development (R&D) projects.

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