Announced earlier today, the Provincial Government’s $10 million investment in the agriculture industry aimed at further developing meaningful climate change advancements is good news for Alberta’s farmers, but work still needs to be done to minimize the financial impact of the carbon levy.
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is reminding growers to know all the factors affecting the quality of their wheat to ensure they are getting the maximum price for this year’s crop.
Last week representatives from Team Alberta met with provincial Transport Minister Brian Mason and Agriculture Minister Oneil Carlier to deliver producer-focused messaging that addresses the imbalance of accountability and market power in Canada’s grain transportation system.
AWC has reaffirmed its support for improved railway accountability through the introduction of reciprocal penalties as the Government of Canada wraps up its consultations on the Canada Transportation Act (CTA) Review on September 16.
AWC is accepting nominations for growers interested in representing their fellow farmers to sit on the AWC Board of Directors. AWC has open positions for two Directors and three Regional Representatives in both Regions 1 and 5.
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is pleased to announce an investment of $720,625 in five research projects that will provide Western Canadian wheat farmers with innovative tools and solutions to improve crop performance and net profitability.
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) congratulates Kristina Polziehn as the first-ever AWC-sponsored recipient of the Nuffield Canada Scholarship. Polziehn’s research will investigate the applications of remote sensing in agriculture.