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  • Alberta Barley grows by leaps and bounds in 2013

    Growth is the best word to describe 2013 for Alberta Barley and barley producers not only in the wildrose province, but across the country. Funding Alberta Barley’s Chairman, Matt Sawyer, says the biggest event of the year was receiving the $8-million Agri-Innovation grant from the Federal Government, which will be used to develop 27 research cluster projects. “This will increase […]


  • Tasty barley treats to leave your holiday company in awe

     Feature Sponsored by: Alberta High End Auto Sales   Is company coming for the holidays and you still need to figure out what you are baking?  Barley can be the answer! Alberta Barley’s Market Development Manager Linda Whitworth tells Rural Roots Canada barley can be a life saver in terms of giving you yummy treats for […]


  • Vermilion family wins coveted Alberta Beef Producers award

    Feature Brought to you by:  Alberta High End Auto Sales Five generations of respect and work has earned the McGrath family of Round Rock Ranching near Vermilion the 2014 Environmental Stewardship Award from the Alberta Beef Producers. Sean McGrath says working with nature has resulted in a good return for their operation. “As we work […]


  • Increasing the yield of barley marketing

    Alberta Barley has received nearly 315-thousand dollars from the Federal Government through its Agri-Marketing Program. The announcement came at Alberta Barley’s Annual General Meeting in Banff The funding will be used by Alberta Barley to increase the industry’s capacity to market barley products to meet the growing demand for healthy foods. In a statement, Chairman Matt […]


  • Barley key ingredient in new cookbook

    Fresh off it’s big win in the media relations category at the Canadian Agri-Marketing Association awards, Alberta Barley has announced it will take its GoBarley campaign to the next level next year. The campaign will once again embark on another nation-wide campaign promoting its new cookbook:  ‘Go Barley: Modern Recipes for an Ancient Grain’. The […]