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Quarterly Newsletter

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. You’ll also get the inside scoop on any and all upcoming Alberta Wheat and Barley Commission activities and industry events.

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The Grain Exchange | Summer 2022

Featured Articles

Agriculture commissions help frame the future

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A third year of on-farm research

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Plebiscites for Alberta wheat and barley farmers coming in the fall of 2022

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What to expect from disputing grading results

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Additional Articles

A tale of two Jaculas

Get to know two of the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions’ passionate directors. The shared last name of Clint Jacula, Alberta Barley director, and Shawn Jacula, Alberta Wheat Commission director and second vice-chair, is more than coincidental.

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Why is the Black Sea a big deal for wheat?

On February 24, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. This date marked the beginning of a war between two of the top wheat exporters in the world, limiting global access to millions of tonnes of the globe’s lowest cost wheat exports colloquially referred to as Black Sea wheat.

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Latest Information

AgSmart

August 9 & 10, 2022, Olds College. 50 Education sessions, demos from drones to autonomous equipment and over 100 interactive exhibits.

Growing Smarter Videos

Get expert agronomic advice of topics such as seeding rates, plant growth regulator staging and row spacing!

Lacombe Field Day

Wednesday July 27, 2022. Take part in the annual all-day event to learn more about outstanding research and industry collaboration.

The Growing Point

Subscribe to The Growing Point agronomic e-newsletter and podcast brought to you by the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions.

Plot2Farm and Richardson Lamont Field Day

Dont' miss the opportunity to hear from farmers who are taking their agronomic management to the next level with Plot2Farm.

WheatStalk Summer 2022 Tour

Two days of agronomic solutions. Register for FREE and reserve your spot today!

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With a mission to drive profitability for Alberta’s wheat and barley farmers, the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions operate with an integrated management team.

Our amalgamated staff results in administrative cost savings that allows the commissions to further advance innovative research, market access, farm policy and government relations. In this new era of collaboration, the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions serve as leaders in the Canadian agriculture industry.

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