The Chair of the Alberta Barley Commission says the Transportation Modernization Act will make sure everyone who is involved in the handling of grain is accountable. Jason Lenz hopes the legislation tabled by the federal government will start to repair Canada’s reputation as a reliable source for grain.
A new program looking to foster new leaders in the cropping sector in Alberta has been launched. The Advancing Ag Future Leaders Program put together by the Alberta Wheat Commission and Alberta Barley is now looking for young professionals to apply to be a part of the initiative.
November has arrived, meaning regional meetings for the crop commissions and livestock groups are starting. A chance for farmers to have their voice heard and influence the industry.
The interests of barley farmers are being pushed forward overseas as Alberta Barley reaches two agreements, which will see more barley shipped to Japan down the road.