Tag: Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission

Durum Partnership, Wheat Research Funding Announced at SaskWheat AGM

A pair of major wheat research announcements coincided with the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission’s annual general meeting in Saskatoon on Wednesday. Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced $1.5 million for six projects through the Canadian Wheat Alliance. Industry and government partners from across the prairies are also contributing $1.7 million to the genetic and agronomic… Read more »

SaskWheat Passes Resolution to Join Cereals Canada

The majority of Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission members at the group’s annual meeting in Saskatoon on Wednesday voted in favour of a resolution to join Cereals Canada. The commission is notably absent from the list of producer organizations that are already members of the national group that aims to “ensure a profitable and vibrant future for… Read more »

What’s Ahead for the Sask Wheat & Barley Commissions — Tom Steve

These are exciting times for farmers, as new cereal commissions, associations and industry groups crop up (sorry) offer farmers the chance to forge the path ahead for the wheat and barley industry’s market development. Alberta was the first province to set up a development commission following the dismantling of the Canadian Wheat Board’s monopoly powers… Read more »

Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission Names First Board of Directors

The ballots are in and counted, and the first seven-member board of the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (SWDC) has been named. The board members, with their hometowns, are: Rod Flaman, Edenwold – 4 year term Ken Rosaasen, Saskatoon – 4 year term Bill Gehl, Regina – 4 year term Glenn Tait, Meota – 4 year… Read more »