What Farmers Need to Know Now

Alberta Grains to be new name for merged wheat and barley commission

Two leading farmer-directed organizations, Alberta Barley and the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) are excited to announce the name and logo of their merged commission, Alberta Grains. 

Agricultural producers can now receive $350,000 interest-free with a FarmCash advance!

As of May 8, 2023, western Canadian producers may receive the first $350,000 interest-free on FarmCash advances of up to $1 million, a $100,000 increase to the interest-free limit for the remainder of the 2023 Advance Payments Program (APP) year. 

Summer Event Series

Join us this summer for our events across the province! 

WheatStalk is back!

Join the Alberta Wheat Commission for WheatStalk- a day of agronomic learning and fun in the sun! Hosted with Lakeland College, sign up to attend WheatStalk on July 25 in Vermilion for a safe walk-through of various crop trial plots.

CWRC appoints new president, transitions host duties to MCA

May 25, 2023 (Carman, MB; Saskatoon, SK; Calgary, AB) – The Canadian Wheat Research Coalition (CWRC) – a collaboration between the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC), Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat) and Manitoba Crop Alliance (MCA) – has appointed a new president, following the transition of hosting duties from AWC to MCA.

Team Alberta Crops 2023 Election Priorities

As we approach the 2023 election, our grass-roots governed collaboration representing approximately 45,000 farms and over $10 billion in farm cash receipts has created this document to inform all candidates of the priorities key to enabling a sustainable and prosperous crop sector.