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  • Straw Men release recommendations for strong beef industry

    Three straw men tasked with adding meat to the bones of the Canadian Beef Industry have released their recommendations after months of meeting with stakeholders from every corner of the industry across the country. David Andrews, Kim McConnell and John Kolk authored the report, which was released over the Christmas holidays. In it, the three […]


  • 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 […]