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May 28

Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions urge federal government to take steps to keep grain moving

Posted on May 28 By: Megan Hall

With a potential CP Rail strike looming, the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and Alberta Barley are urging the federal government to take the necessary action to avoid disruptions in rail service, including consideration of back-to-work legislation in the event of a strike. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, which represents about 3,000 conductors, locomotive engineers and

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May 23

Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions say passing of Bill C-49 is a historic turning point for the grain industry, thank Ministers Garneau and MacAulay for commitment to farmers

Posted on May 23 By: Victoria Decker

Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions say passing of Bill C-49 is a historic turning point for the grain industry, thank Ministers Garneau and MacAulay for commitment to farmers (Calgary, Alberta) May 23, 2018 – The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and Alberta Barley say today’s news that Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act, is about to receive

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May 11

Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions disappointed in further delays to Bill C-49

Posted on May 11 By: Victoria Decker

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and Alberta Barley are disappointed to learn that Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act, was not passed this week. Further delays run the risk that farmers could see another crop year with no mechanisms in place to hold the railways accountable. The commissions continue to urge quick passage in the

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May 2

A step-by-step guide to growing malt barley

Posted on May 2 By: Victoria Decker

By: David Simbo, Research Manager What should I consider when choosing to grow malt barley, and which varieties should I grow? To answer some of the questions farmers may have about the crop, the following guide includes basic information and links to further sources. Variety selection The Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC) has recommended

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