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  • Refund deadline for the Western Wheat and Barley Check-Off Program is July 31

    Alberta Barley is reminding farmers in Western Canada that the upcoming July 31, 2014 deadline for refund applications under the Western Wheat and Barley Check-Off Program is fast approaching.

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  • Student research targets profitable results

    Alberta Barley is supporting the future of agricultural research, awarding Alireza Akhavan, Larisa Jancewicz and Laurel Perrott each a $2,000 bursary at the first annual Alberta Barley Scholarship luncheon on June 13 in Red Deer.

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  • Organic Barley: A Growing Market

    To grow or not to grow? As questions go, it’s less eloquent than the line from Hamlet, but to potential producers and consumers of organic barley, far more relevant.

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  • Emerging Markets: The CKFTA and new trading opportunities in South Korea

    South Korea is currently Canada’s seventh-largest trading partner, and recent agreements are working toward growing the trade relationship even further.

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  • Spotlight on Research: Improving barley digestion in pigs and cattle

    The rate at which cattle digest individual barley varieties and how well these varieties are utilized varies, explains Tim McAllister, principal research scientist, Ruminant Nutrition & Microbiology, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge.

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