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Feb 25

GrainsWest wins best new magazine in Alberta

Posted on Feb 25 By: Sydney Duhaime

(Calgary, AB) February 24, 2015 – GrainsWest capped off its inaugural year in style by being named the recipient of the Best New Magazine, as voted by the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association (AMPA). The award recognizes GrainsWest as a leader in magazines across Alberta, from general interest and lifestyle to agriculture and technology. The award

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Feb 6

How is the Lacombe Field Crop Development Centre working for farmers?

Posted on Feb 6 By: Sydney Duhaime

Mark MacNaughton, director of the Field Crop Development Centre (FCDC) in Lacombe, discusses how FCDC’s barley research programs benefit farmers through the study of variety development, disease resistance and lodging resistance. Later in this video, Flavio Capettini, head of research at FCDC, explains how FCDC’s programs, such as the barley-breeding program, are reflective of the

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Feb 3

Lots to learn at FarmTech 2015: Day Two

Posted on Feb 3 By: Sydney Duhaime

Alberta Barley’s directors and staff headed to Edmonton this week for the 16th annual FarmTechTM conference. Communications coordinator and ag novice Sydney Duhaime tagged along to see what this conference was all about. Day Two What better way to start my second day at FarmTech (click here to read about day one), than at the “Barley Power

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