New wheat and oat commissions

Post date: Aug 6, 2012 8:46:20 PM

New wheat and oat commissions benefit producers

Producer-led organizations will enhance profitability, market development and research

Edmonton... The Government of Alberta is supporting producer requests to establish two new commissions to help build a stronger, more competitive provincial grain industry.

The Alberta Wheat Commission  and the Alberta Oat Growers Commission, formed through regulations approved under the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act. The two organizations will advocate on behalf of producers and fund research and marketing projects.