Delivering what you declare is now more important than ever for farmers. Recent changes to grain declarations now include a legally binding agreement as required by the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC). Farmers are encouraged to carefully read the new declarations for the 2020-2021 crop year.
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) today extended congratulations to the new board of directors and executive of Cereals Canada resulting from the amalgamation of Cereals Canada and the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi).
Value chain partners in the industry-led Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) working group today welcomed the provincial government’s news that lays the foundation for better FHB management and improved competitiveness for Alberta farmers.
The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions are disappointed in the federal government’s failure to address the long-standing issues farmers were already facing before COVID-19 including global trade uncertainty and ineffective Business Risk Management (BRM) programs.
The Canadian Wheat Research Coalition (CWRC) and the Canadian Barley Research Coalition (CBRC) are asking Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) to continue important wheat and barley research activities at AAFC’s western Canadian research stations in 2020.
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is pleased with the historic vote by the members of Cereals Canada and the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) to amalgamate under a single management and governance structure. AWC is a long-standing member and funder of both organizations and welcomes this new era of collaboration.
FarmCash announced today that its spring application is now open for business with a lower interest rate than ever before. Farmers can apply today to receive funds as early as April 1 at a reduced interest rate of prime minus 0.75 per cent. FarmCash is further announcing that farmers will no longer pay a fee to apply.