The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and Alberta Barley are disappointed that the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) has decided to disperse $90 million of its $130 million surplus into numerous special projects and expand its operations rather than reducing service fees for Canadian grain farmers.
AWC welcomes the news that Japan has resumed commercial wheat shipments from Canada. The news signals Japan’s continued confidence in Canada’s science-based regulatory system, following rigorous testing that confirmed there is no Genetically Modified (GM) wheat in Canadian shipments.
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is pleased to announce funding commitments of $175,000 over five years through the Integrated Crop Agronomy Cluster (ICAC) to five research projects aimed at developing leading edge agronomic practices for farmers.
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC), Alberta Barley and the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) congratulate the Honourable Gerry Ritz on his induction into Canada’s Agricultural Hall of Fame.
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is pleased that South Korea has resumed imports of Canadian wheat thanks to rigorous testing, proving no evidence of GM wheat in commercial shipments.
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) says Canadian wheat customers can be assured that there is no genetically modified (GM) wheat in commercial production in Canada following today’s announcement by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) of an isolated discovery of a few wheat plants in Southern Alberta.
The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat), the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and the Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association (MWBGA) are asking Prairie grain farmers to be prepared for the upcoming reclassification of 29 wheat varieties.