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Mar 24

2016 Census of Agriculture is on the horizon

Posted on Mar 24 By: Statistics Canada

The Census of Agriculture is now on the horizon. In early May, you will receive a letter with easy to follow instructions on how to complete your questionnaire. Census of Agriculture data are the definitive source of community-level data. By drawing on these data, decision-makers will be assured that they are acting in the interest

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Mar 8

Quality over quantity

Posted on Mar 8 By: Sydney Duhaime

If one word could sum up the 2015 growing season, it would be “unpredictable.” For farmers across Western Canada, 2015’s unco-operative weather made for a suspenseful crop year—one that left many worried that their crop might not make it to harvest, especially in the case of malt barley. While it is normally a rewarding crop

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Feb 12

Crop Commissions to host FarmSafe workshops throughout Alberta this March

Posted on Feb 12 By: Alberta Barley

(Calgary, Alberta) February 12, 2016 – Four of the crop commissions, Alberta Wheat Commission, Alberta Barley, Alberta Canola Producers Commission and Alberta Pulse Growers Commission, are fostering hands-on farm safety education opportunities by hosting a series of FarmSafe workshops throughout Alberta this March. These free, one-day FarmSafe workshops will provide training and educational manuals to

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Feb 4

New year, new findings

Posted on Feb 4 By: Sydney Duhaime

Growing the barley industry all comes down to research—according to Alberta Barley research manager Garson Law. “As a farmer-funded organization, we invest in research to bring scientific advancements directly to our farmers. This is the biggest factor in maintaining long-term sustainability,” he explained. With that in mind, it’s no wonder that Alberta Barley has made

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