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  • 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 […]


  • Storm hammers Alberta covering province in blanket of snow

    After several weeks of moderate temperatures, much of Alberta has been hammered by a whollop from winter. Creating white-out conditions in many parts of the province, closing highways in the process and making those which stayed open impassable. The snow has covered the province with a thick blanket, ahead of what looks like a very […]


  • ALERT line grows in popularity for both livestock producers and public alike

    ALERT line grows in popularity for both livestock producers and public alike Alberta Farm Animal Care’s ALERT line continues to grow by leaps and bounds every year. The line’s coordinator Pam Miller says over 500 calls were placed to the line last year. “Of those 500 calls, 88 cases were investigated that required some sort […]


  • Canada’s 2013 Outstanding Young Farmers show industry has bright future

    Grain farmers Michael Kalisvaart and his wife, Karen Jansen, from Gibbons, Alberta, along with dairy farmers James and Amanda Kinsman from Berwick, Nova Scotia are Canada’s 2013 Outstanding Young Farmers. Vice President of the West Luanne Lynn says seeing all the candidates who applied reaffirmed that agriculture has a bright future in Canada. “When they […]