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NAVIGATING NAFTA

With the renegotiation of NAFTA slated to begin in just a few short weeks, the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) has been working diligently to assess…

WHEAT WOES

“Leftovers” isn’t a term that generally gets one’s heartrate up. However, from a market outlook perspective, the “leftovers” from the…

FIELD STUDIES

“To me, growing up in the agricultural industry, there’s such misconception of what farmers do,” says Origin Malting & Brewing co-owner and…

THE CATALYST

In 2016, the founder and former CEO of communications agency AdFarm initiated and advanced a national strategy to rebuild public trust in farming and…

FULL STEAM AHEAD

On No v. 3, 2016, Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced the federal government’s Transportation 2030 plan, which will include new legislation…

SNOWED UNDER

Jody Klassen is one of many farmers across central and northern Alberta who really don’t see a happy ending for the story that played out late in…

ABOVE THE GRADE

For western Canadian grain producers, the 2016/17 growing season saw environmental conditions that were nearly perfect—perfect for a dramatic…