Barley research is expected to leap forward in the coming years thanks to a national barley research cluster project which has been given the go-ahead by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
A nation-wide initiative which has really grown in the past year has gained two international partners in Australia and the United Kingdom.
Weather reports across central and northern Alberta on Wednesday were littered with the words “record wind storm” as new marks were set for wind gusts and sustained speeds in several areas.
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 […]
A group of farmers will be receiving a special piece of mail in the coming weeks. Sandra Leach from Bayer Crop Science tells Rural Roots Canada kids had the opportunity at their booth at Aggie Days in Calgary to fill out thank-you post cards to farmers across the country. “They enjoy colouring and are excited […]