What Farmers Need to Know Now

Commissions launch survey for producers to provide insights on drought impacts and grain contracts

January 24, 2022 - We have heard that the drought of 2021 is having significant impacts on farmers ability to deliver on contracted grain commitments which has led to financial concerns. The survey is designed to capture details on farmers' current concerns as a means to record the financial impact of the drought.

Farmers' input is greatly appreciated and will help us with advocacy efforts and collect data to further analyze the financial impact of the 2021 drought.

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Farmers, agronomists and agriculture retailers can now order the 2022 Blue Book

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, otherwise known as the Blue Book. Starting today, Alberta farmers, agronomists and agriculture retailers can get ahead of the busy growing season by placing their 2022 Blue Book orders at albertabluebook.com with shipping at the beginning of March. 

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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. 

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