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Wheat farmers can claim 17 per cent SR&ED credit on their 2018 taxes

Wheat farmers paying the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) check-off are eligible for a tax credit through the Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) program for their investment in AWC funded research and development (R&D) projects. The rate for the 2018 tax year is 17 per cent.

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Cereal commissions call for changes in value creation consultations

Western Canadian cereal commissions including the barley, oat and wheat commissions from Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan are calling for major changes in the Government of Canada’s current consultation process on value creation. In a letter to federal agriculture minister Lawrence MacAulay, the commissions say the likelihood of…

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Alberta Wheat Commission announces new director-at-large

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is pleased to announce that Janine Paly, who farms near Thorhild, is joining its board of directors filling the director-at-large role. Paly’s role will officially start following AWC’s annual general meeting (AGM) at FarmTech on January 30, 2019.

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AWC announces director-at-large election and nomination results in region 3

Following yesterday’s nomination deadline, AWC is announcing that there will be an election for its director-at-large position while two directors and two regional representatives have been elected by acclamation in region 3. The director-at-large represents farmers from across the province as part of AWC’s governance structure.

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