Saskatchewan Launches Wheat Commission & Barley Commission

Hot on the heels of Alberta rolling out its own wheat commission, farmers and politicians alike were on hand at Canada’s Farm Progress Show to announce the launch of the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission and the Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission.

RealAgriculture.com’s editor, Lyndsey Smith, sat down with Gerrid Gust, who farms at Davidson, Sask., and who has been instrumental in putting this development commission together. In this interview, Gust talks about what the commission will focus on, the importance of farmer representation on the board of directors and how the provincial groups will collaborate.

Coverage of this year’s Canada’s Farm Progress Show is brought to you by Syngenta Canada.

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