Revenues fall but so do expenses at Alberta Barley Commission

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The Alberta Barley Commission saw revenues fall by nearly $800,000 but still posted a surplus last year.

Revenue fell to $4.1 million in the 2015-16 fiscal year from $4.9 million a year earlier, largely due to a drop in checkoffs and less revenue from the AgriInnovation program. But costs also were lower, including a drop of $360,000 for AgriInnovation expenses, $175,000 on salary, benefits, and contractors, and $25,000 for director fees and expenses.

Revenues for its GrainWest magazine were also up but so were expenses.

The financial statements can be found in the 2016 annual report at

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