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Apr 1

Become a grain conditioning volunteer

Posted on Apr 1 By: Erin Tateson

Team Alberta is seeking farmers interested in participating in a three-year study on grain conditioning systems. The goal is to assess the on-farm energy consumption and efficient on these systems. Click the image to become a volunteer.

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Mar 28

Farmer participation needed for Team Alberta grain conditioning

Posted on Mar 28 By: Victoria Decker

(Calgary, Alberta) March 28, 2019– Team Alberta is seeking farmer participation for a grain conditioning study that will assess on-farm energy consumption and efficiency of grain drying and conditioning systems. The data obtained from the grain conditioning project will be a critical source of information for Alberta farmers regarding efficiencies, implementation or expansion of grain

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Mar 7

FAQ – Agriculture and Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) for Class 1 drivers

Posted on Mar 7 By: Victoria Decker

Team Alberta is pleased that the Alberta Transportation Ministry is allowing agricultural workers to apply for a one-year extension from the Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) as part of the new Class 1 driver’s license regulations. Farmers and farm workers will be able to apply for the one-year extension from March 15, 2019 to November 30, 2019.

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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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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 21

Minimizing the carbon levy

Posted on Dec 21 By: Team Alberta

  Alberta Crop Commissions Working to Minimize Carbon Levy Impact FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Leduc, Alberta) December 21, 2016 – Alberta’s four major crop commissions, operating as Team Alberta, continue to work together to minimize the impact of the carbon levy on farmers. In recent consultations with the provincial Climate Technology Task Force, Team Alberta advocated

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