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Dec 10

Live from Amsterdam: Opportunities abound

Posted on Dec 10 By: Trevor Bacque

Alberta Barley’s vice-chairman and region three director-at-large Mike Ammeter and GrainsWest editor Trevor Bacque were in Amsterdam last week for the Hi Europe and Ni show. With over 500 exhibitors and 8000 attendees, the show is a must-attend for consumers and food product purchasers from across the globe.  It was packed, professional and pristine. Shining

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Dec 2

Live from Amsterdam: Checking in from Hi Europe and Ni

Posted on Dec 2 By: Trevor Bacque

Alberta Barley’s vice-chairman and region three director-at-large Mike Ammeter and GrainsWest editor Trevor Bacque are in Amsterdam this week for the Hi Europe and Ni show. With over 500 exhibitors and 8000 attendees, the show is a must-attend for consumers and food product purchasers from across the globe.  Scores of men and women armed with

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Nov 26

Alberta Beef Industry Conference

Posted on Nov 26 By: Sydney Duhaime

Join the Feed Coalition at the Alberta Beef Industry Conference (ABIC) for an in-depth look at where crops and beef connect. This conference will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in Red Deer, AB February 18–20, 2015. Feed will be the focus on February 18; presentations topics for this day include Managing Crop Diseases, Feeding to Build a

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Nov 14

CMBTC Receives $1.95 million in AgriMarketing Funding

Posted on Nov 14 By: Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC)

WINNIPEG – The Government of Canada is investing $1.95 million over five years in the Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC) under the Growing Forward II AgriMarketing Program (AMP). The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface made the announcement at a press conference today

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Nov 13

The Farmer Model Report

Posted on Nov 13 By: Caitlan Carver

On June 23 & 24, 2014, Alberta Barley hosted a forum for a farmer-led discussion on the future of research funding in Canada, with a specific focus on end point royalties (EPRs). This was a chance for farmers to voice their concerns, questions, and vision for the future of research, with a focus on what farmer-focused varietal

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Nov 10

Grain Growers Bring Canadian Crops to the World

Posted on Nov 10 By: Grain Growers of Canada

OTTAWA, November 10, 2014 – Speaking at the Global Grain Geneva Conference in Geneva, Switzerland this week, Grain Growers of Canada President Gary Stanford will highlight the strength of Canada’s grain export market as well as the vital importance of Free Trade Agreements like the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the

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Nov 6

CMBTC Releases 2015-16 Recommended Malting Barley Varieties List

Posted on Nov 6 By: Peter Watts, Managing Director, CMBTC

WINNIPEG – The Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC) has released its list of recommended malting barley varieties for the 2015-16 crop year. The recommendations are based on varieties the industry has indicated will have the greatest likelihood of being selected by grain and malting companies for both domestic and export markets from the 2015 harvest.

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