Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association

Wheat Growers launching inaugural young farmer mentorship program

Aug 15, 2023 | 2:44pm

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association has launched its first ever young farmer mentorship program. The program was established with support from Canadian Pacific Kansas City Rail (CPKC). The Saskatchewan Director and Treasurer with the Wheat Growers, Kaitlyn Kitzan, says this program is important to her, as she first joined the organization, coming out of […]

Farm Groups pleased Canadian Grain Commission reverses decision to harmonize test weight standards for wheat

Jul 28, 2023 | 5:38pm

The Canadian Grain Commission is walking back on changes to test weight standards. The commission originally decided to align export tolerances for test weight and total foreign material for 5 different class of Canadian wheat, effective August 1st, but that’s now been repealed. This comes after stakeholders raised concerns, including the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission, […]

Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association keeping tabs on potential strike at B.C. ports

Jun 29, 2023 | 5:01pm

A potential strike of B.C. port workers is looming. Yesterday (Wed), members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union voted in favour of strike action and could walk off the job on Saturday, if a deal can’t be reached with the B.C. Maritime Employers Association. The potential strike would affect about 7,400 workers and 49 […]

Wheat Growers Association celebrating 50th anniversary with new book

Jun 29, 2020 | 4:32am

Warriors for Wheat is the name of a book celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association. Editor Alanna Koch farms east of Regina at Edenwold and says the book highlights numerous farm policy issues raised by the Wheat Growers since the formation in 1970. “It is such a jam-packed book, full […]