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Did Excessive Moisture Prevent You From Seeding the Acreage You Intended?

Did Excessive Moisture Prevent You From Seeding the Acreage You Intended?

If you were unable to complete your seeding by June 5 due to excessive moisture, you may be eligible for an unseeded acreage claim. You must notify us by June 8.  Depending on deductible and value chosen, you may Read More »

NOTICE – Seeding Deadline Extension

NOTICE – Seeding Deadline Extension 2020

Crop Residue Burning Process for Peace Region Grain & Oilseed Producers

Crop Residue Burning Process for Peace Region Grain Oilseed Producers

Cereals Canada and CIGI Merge

Cereals Canada and Cigi Announce Merger Creating a Single National Organization

Winnipeg, April 14, 2020 – Today the memberships of Cereals Canada and the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) approved the amalgamation of both organizations under a unified governance and management structure. The approval of this merger follows four Read More »

2020 Road Ban Exemptions for Producers

 

 

Road Exemptions are again available for farmers hauling grain to elevators or seed to fields.

Please fill out this form: Load Exemption Application and email to Emma Read More »

Western Grains Research Foundation

On behalf of WGRF Board Chair, Terry Young, we are pleased to provide you with the WGRF Semi-Annual Members Update.

In addition, the WGRF 2019 Annual Report is available at https://westerngrains.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/WGRF_2019_Annual_Report_web.pdf

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BC Mental Health Programs Expanded

A message to producers from the Minster of Agriculture, Lana Popham:

On April 9, 2020 the Province announced that it is expanding its existing mental health programs and launching new Read More »

COVID-19 & Agriculture

With agriculture listed as an essential service with the BC government, there have been questions on what to expect on farms. AgSafe has fact sheets you can use, found here:  AgSafe COVID-19 Resources

If you have any concerns regarding COVID-19 and Read More »

Repayment Deadline for 2018 APP Cash Advances Extended Six Months

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Repayment Deadline for 2018 APP Cash Advances Extended Six Months

Winnipeg, Manitoba – March 23, 2020   Earlier today, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau approved a Stay of Default for the 2018 Read More »

Canola Farmers Remain Concerned Over Rail Shipping Disruptions

Feb 24, 2020 – Winnipeg, MB —​​ Canola farmers are concerned that current rail shipping disruptions will have lasting impacts on Canada’s reputation as a reliable exporter of food products, with effects being felt all the way back to the farmgate.

“We rely heavily on export markets, with approximately 90 percent Read More »