Articles Posted in the " Alberta Barley Commission " Category

  • 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 pushed forward with Agri-Innovation program grant

    Taking Barley to where it has never been before.  Agriculture Canada is giving the Alberta Barley Commission an $8 million Agri-Innovation Program grant to fund its Barley Research Cluster forwarding research on feed, malt and food grades of barley. You can hear the excitement in Alberta Barley Commission Chairman Matt Sawyer’s voice when he talks […]

  • New website aims to grow barley consumer awareness

    New website aims to grow barley consumer awareness

    The Alberta Barley Commission has launched in an effort to promote barley to consumers. Barley is one of the newest super-foods after receiving heart – healthy status from Health Canada last year. The commission’s Linda Whitworth tells Rural Roots Canada the website pushes barley to the consumer in a way not done before. “It […]