CALGARY, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - The Barley Council of Canada (BCC)
congratulates Saskatchewan farmers on the establishment of the
Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission and the Saskatchewan Barley
Today's announcement was made at the Farm Progress Show in Regina. Each
commission will have the opportunity to guarantee Saskatchewan wheat
and barley producers have the resources and leadership needed to stay
"Bringing Saskatchewan producers to the BCC board table makes
organizations like ours much stronger," said Brian Otto, BCC Chairman.
"I look forward to working with the Saskatchewan Barley Development
Commission to help strengthen the Canadian barley industry."
Bill Cooper, Chair of the Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission, is
currently representing the province at the BCC Board table. Otto added
that, as the Barley Council of Canada Board is comprised of both
farmers and industry, it is important to have strong farmer
representation at the table.
The Council will be working closely with the newly formed barley
commission on the advancement of barley in Saskatchewan and nationally.
SOURCE: Barley Council of Canada
For further information:
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Barley Council of Canada
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