New organization seeks louder voice for farmers

Annual meeting in January | Motion passes to consider replacing new commission with all-crop commission

Just as the newly formed Alberta Wheat Commission is electing directors and establishing its plans, one of its members has proposed it be replaced by an all-crop commission. Lethbridge area farmer Alex Russell made the motion Nov. 21 at the first Region 1 meeting of the Alberta Wheat Commission. His motion was passed and will […] Read more


New wheat commission to fund research, markets

VAUXHALL, Alberta. — The Alberta Wheat Producers Commission is one step closer to formation with the unanimous passage of a resolution at the Alberta Soft Wheat Producers Commission meeting Feb. 16. The resolution directs the ASWPC board to include soft wheat under the proposed new commission, repeal its own regulations and dissolve the ASWPC in […] Read more