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    2015 Barley Harvest Update

    As of September 4, the barley harvest in Western Canada is approximately 50 per cent complete. Yields are proving better than expected while quality is wide ranging, particularly with respect to protein levels. Read more
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    Focus Areas

    The Barley Council of Canada, also known as BCC, is recognized as the national voice for barley and is evenly comprised of seven producer organizations and seven industry representatives at the table. We focus on five key areas for the barley industry. Read more
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    The Barley Council of Canada is committed to working for the entire barley value chain through strategic initiatives. We support and engage with the entire value chain in order to move forward strategically with initiatives for barley. Read more
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    The Barley Council of Canada (BCC) is recognized as the national voice for barley. We are proud to move forward with initiatives that benefit the entire value chain. Read more

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Posted on November 5, 2015
CALGARY, AB (November 5, 2015) – The Barley Council of Canada (BCC) congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his new…
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Barley Farmers Get What They Pray For

Canadian farmers have learned to expect the unexpected, so their relief at the lack of shocking news on the price front this harvest should come as no surprise. “Malt and feed prices have stayed very stable,” said Dave… Read More

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Barley Field Update: Malt Barley Prices

Our climate was both a help and a hindrance to the malt barley market this year. “The 2013 crop was very good, but ’14 and ’15 have been a struggle,” said Bob Sutton, vice-president with Rahr Malting out… Read More

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Feed Barley Prices Fed By Fear

Panic impacted the marketplace this season, as evidenced by the latest feed barley figures. ”Drought fears raised prices this summer,” said Jay Burrows, general manager of commodity trading with Western Feedlots in southern Alberta. “That was largely based… Read More

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