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AlbertaBarley.com Newsletter for July 2015

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WELCOME TO THE ALBERTABARLEY.COM NEWSLETTER

HERE YOU WILL FIND LINKS TO ALBERTA BARLEY’S LATEST NEWS RELEASES, BARLEY COUNTRY BLOGS & EVENT LISTINGS

THANKS FOR READING!

 
Spotlight on Policy: Inclusion of agriculture in the occupation health and safety act


Samantha Trudel is Alberta Barley’s government relations and policy intern. In this “Spotlight on Policy,” Samantha investigates the inclusion of agriculture in The Occupational Health and Safety Act, and what the implications might be. Read more
Trade mission heads south to promote barley


Along with commodity groups representing oats, flax and pulses, as well as government and private companies, Alberta Barley visited three cities in Mexico over five days.
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Alberta Crop Commissions invite producers to make the
grade this summer


Alberta Barley, Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC), and Alberta Canola Producers Commission (ACPC) are pleased to invite producers to a one-day workshop designed to provide insight into getting the best grade for their grain. Read more
Quick to start and quick to grow


The Edmonton Craft Beer Festival has a problem. There’s a waiting list of vendors and the existing 110,000 square feet booked at the Edmonton Expo Centre isn’t enough to accommodate them. 
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What’s new on GrainsWest.com?
MAKING THE CONNECTIONS

Long after the fall of the grain elevators, the rail lines that served them continue to criss-cross the Prairies, connecting rural communities and their businesses to main-line railways.

While Canada’s two Class 1 freight carriers, CN and CP, abandon lines to focus on moving high volumes through core transportation corridors, farmers are among those leading the charge to buy old branch lines and build a network of short-line rail companies to keep Prairie grain and other commodities moving. 

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What’s new on GoBarley.com?
The Barley Balance: Be Bold with Barley this Summer

Summer is here! The days are longer, temperatures are rising and routines are more relaxed. And who doesn’t love the tastes of summer season?

Fruits and vegetables offer beautiful colours, flavours and textures to your meals, especially when they are freshly harvested at their seasonal peak. Let’s update your recipe collection with our favourite barley, seasonal fruit and veggie-packed meals!

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Created July 12, 2015 | Category: Agronomy

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