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Alberta grain growers have travelled the world on New Crop Missions, but the pandemic will see Canada’s grain sector reach out to potential buyers virtually for the foreseeable future.

New-crop missions grounded, but grain sector has adapted

Pandemic provides the push to create a long-discussed online hub that aims to reach more grain buyers

Reading Time: 3 minutes Team Canada won’t be heading out overseas on a new-crop mission this year. Instead, they’ve got a new way to market wheat to their international consumers. “We used to go to about 17 countries within a span of about six and a half weeks. That is not really possible this year,” said Dean Dias, chief […] Read more

Jaclyn Hunter won the intermediate calf class with a heifer borrowed from Wendon Holsteins of Innisfail.

The classic part? All of the friends you make at the dairy show

Alberta hosted the Western Canadian Classic Junior Dairy Show and, as usual, 
a whole batch of special memories was made

Reading Time: 3 minutes Getting experience in the dairy showing world at a young age can open all sorts of doors. The 31st edition of the Western Canadian Classic (WCC) Junior Dairy Show brought 100 participants between the ages of 12 and 21 to Westerner Park in Red Deer for five days of activities. Naturally, the event included showing […] Read more