Following a vote at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) earlier today, the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) announced that the province’s wheat farmers will pay nine cents per tonne less on a single wheat check-off of $1.09 in August 2017, subject to provincial government approval processes intended to be in place by this time. The new,…
Following its Annual General Meeting (AGM), which took place at FarmTech in Edmonton earlier today, the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) board of directors re-elected Kevin Auch from Carmangay as chair and Kevin Bender from Sylvan Lake as vice-chair.
Today, the Alberta Wheat Commission, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission and the Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to absorb the responsibilities and financial obligations of the Western Canadian Deduction (WCD).
Alberta’s four major crop commissions, operating as Team Alberta, continue to work together to minimize the impact of the carbon levy on farmers.
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is calling on the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) to modernize the Canadian grading system in line with international market demands to improve long-term profitability for wheat farmers. A market-based system aligned with universally measured grain specifications would better position farmers to maintain…
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) applauds the federal government on today’s historic announcement of the Transportation 2030 strategic plan by Transport Minister Marc Garneau, which includes the introduction of reciprocal penalties and other measures to improve railway accountability.
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) will be welcoming new faces to the Board of Directors and Regional Representatives.