Press Releases



Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions disappointed in further delays to Bill C-49

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and Alberta Barley are disappointed to learn that Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act, was not passed this week. Further delays run the risk that farmers could see another crop year with no mechanisms in place to hold the railways accountable. The commissions continue to urge quick passage…

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Sourdough bread research aims to improve prospects for wheat sensitive individuals

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC), Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat) and Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotional Council (MWRPC) are pleased to announce their collaborative, cross-border funding of a research project aimed at determining whether the process used to produce sourdough bread could lead to a more easily…

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AWC says the CGC’s decision to move popular varieties out of CWRS class fails to consider economic impact on farmers and Canadian value chain

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is expressing disappointment with the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) for their decision to move five wheat varieties out of the Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) class without considering the long-term economic implications for farmers. Two of those varieties, AC Muchmore and AAC Redwater, are very popular…

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