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Sep 24

Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions concerned over lack of focus on agriculture in Speech from the Throne

Posted on Sep 24 By: Erin Tateson

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions are concerned about the lack of recognition of Canadian agriculture and the role farmers can play in Canada’s economic recovery in yesterday’s Speech from the Throne. Farmers are well positioned to fuel the economy, driving job creation and prosperity. While the speech highlights the need to build a stronger,

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Sep 16

Alberta Barley calls for nominations to join board of directors and delegates

Posted on Sep 16 By: Emily Johnson

(Calgary, Alberta) September 16, 2020 – Alberta Barley is seeking nominations for barley farmers to join the board of directors and delegate leadership team. Alberta Barley’s board of directors and delegates represent barley producers across the province and provide strategic direction to Alberta Barley management. Director positions open for nomination include one director in Region 1,

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Sep 15

CBRC commits $2.7 million to USask CDC barley breeding activities

Posted on Sep 15 By: Erin Tateson

The Canadian Barley Research Coalition (CBRC) announced today it will invest $2.7 million over five years in the University of Saskatchewan’s Crop Development Centre (CDC) through a core breeding agreement to develop barley varieties with improved agronomics, disease resistance and end-use quality.  The CBRC is a collaboration among the Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (SaskBarley), Alberta

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