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Mar 8

Alberta Wheat Commission and Alberta Barley welcome signing of CPTPP, urge quick passage to ensure Canadian farmers stay competitive

Posted on Mar 8 By: Victoria Decker

(Calgary, Alberta), March 8, 2018 – The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and Alberta Barley today welcomed the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP). The Commissions urge quick passage by Parliament to ensure Canada is among the first group of countries included when the trade deal takes effect. The CPTPP will

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Mar 1

New Provincial Government Changes for 2018 Carbon Credit Registration

Posted on Mar 1 By: Victoria Decker

Memo to Alberta Farmers: NEW Provincial government changes requires you to register for your 2018 carbon credits now or risk not being able to participate in the program this year. Farmers interested in getting paid for their reduced tillage practices must contact an aggregation company as soon as possible. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Changes to the

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Feb 28

Alberta Barley producers eligible for 17 percent SR&ED tax credit for 2017 research investments 

Posted on Feb 28 By: Victoria Decker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Calgary, Alberta), February 28, 2018 – Alberta Barley advises farmers that 17 per cent of their 2017 check-off payment is eligible for the Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit for their investment in Alberta Barley-funded research and development (R&D) projects. For example, farmers who paid $100 in check-off to Alberta Barley

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Jan 31

Alberta Barley and Alberta Wheat Commission will move ahead with shared management team

Posted on Jan 31 By: Victoria Decker

(Edmonton, Alberta) January 31, 2018 – The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and Alberta Barley today announced that they are moving forward with a shared management structure, providing added value and cost savings to the province’s wheat and barley farmers. The move follows a four-month trial period, during which both boards and management assessed the feasibility

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Jan 25

WATCH: Alberta Barley’s video annual report

Posted on Jan 25 By: Alberta Barley

The 2016/17 crop year was a busy time for Alberta Barley. From updated research investments, to a market development study, to the end of the Western Wheat and Barley Check-off, our staff worked hard to make sure Alberta’s producers were well-represented. Watch the video annual report here:

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Jan 19

Alberta Wheat and Barley call on the Government to ratify TPP-11

Posted on Jan 19 By: Alberta Barley

Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, PC, MP Prime Minister of Canada 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0A3 January 18, 2018 Alberta Wheat Commission and Alberta Barley 6815-8 St. NE, Suite 200 Calgary, Alberta, T2E 7H7 Dear Prime Minister: The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and Alberta Barley, on behalf of 14,000 primary producers within the province,

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Dec 14

Alberta Barley chair, vice-chair re-elected

Posted on Dec 14 By: Alberta Barley

Dec. 14, 2017 (Calgary, AB): Alberta Barley’s board of directors has re-elected region three director Jason Lenz as chair and region one director Dave Bishop as vice-chair following the 2017 annual general meeting on December 6. “I had a great experience in my first year as chair and I am honoured to have been re-elected,”

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Sep 27

Alberta Barley hires Tom Steve as Interim General Manager, Alberta Wheat and Barley undergo trial period operating with a shared management structure

Posted on Sep 27 By: Alberta Barley

(Calgary, Alberta) September 27, 2017 – Alberta Barley is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Steve as interim general manager effective immediately. Steve currently serves as general manager of the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and will continue in this role as well. With Steve now leading both commissions, the boards of AWC and Alberta

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Sep 26

Get involved: Alberta Barley elections include 16 available positions

Posted on Sep 26 By: Alberta Barley

Sept. 26, 2017 (Calgary, AB) Nominations are now being accepted for Alberta Barley’s 2017 director and delegate elections. There are 16 positions available, including two directors (regions one and two) and one director-at-large (regions one, three, four or six). Thirteen spots are available for delegates with at least one opening in each of the Alberta Barley

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Sep 6

CMBTC to Receive Continued Funding from Prairie Barley Commissions

Posted on Sep 6 By: CMBTC

September 6, 2017 – Winnipeg, MB The Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC) announced today it will continue to receive funding from Alberta Barley, the Manitoba Wheat & Barley Growers Association (MWBGA) and the Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (SaskBarley) to support its operations serving Canada’s malting barley value chain. The announcement comes after the July

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