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Press Releases

Feb 26

Prairie wheat and barley commissions concerned about impact of SVUAs

Posted on Feb 26 By: Victoria Decker

Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association (MWBGA), Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat), Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (SaskBarley), Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC), and Alberta Barley have significant concerns about the Seed Variety Use Agreement (SVUA) pilot project and its future impact on western Canadian wheat and barley producers. The SVUA pilot project was announced on

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Feb 12

Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions say protest blockades will cause serious unintended consequences for farmers

Posted on Feb 12 By: Victoria Decker

With protests blockading CN rail lines in multiple locations across Canada, the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions are urging quick resolution and say that the resulting rail delays will cause unintended negative impacts on farmers and the entire agriculture industry. Even a disruption of only a few days will cause a massive backlog with economic

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