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PDQ Update Notice
pdq is introducing some new features! Three new elements have been added to provide greater flexibility, new information and additional features.
Alberta Wheat Commission launches project aimed at improving market transparency and efficiency
(Calgary, Alberta) January 28, 2015 – The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is pleased to announce the launch of a project that will significantly improve farmers’ ability to make well-informed marketing decisions and maximize the value of their crops. The Crop Data and Price Reporting project will lead to the development of a web-based tool that will provide information on cash grain prices for a broad range of commodities as well as data on grain movement and trade.
Wheat Growers Support Establishment of Grain Market Information Depot
The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association is pleased to see the announcement of a website being developed to provide farmers with real-time access to price and market information. The project is an initiative of the Alberta Wheat Commission with financial support being provided by the federal government.
WBGA Support Creation of Price Transparency Tool for Western Producers
Airdrie, Alberta, February 2, 2015 - The Western Barley Growers Association (WBGA) is very interested in the latest Agri-Risk Initiative launched under Growing Forward 2 (GF2). “We congratulate the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) on its support and GF2 application that will increase the grain marketing information available to farmers on a real-time basis,” said Doug Robertson, President of the WBGA.
Alberta Wheat Commission launches web-based pricing site
(Calgary, Alberta) September 8, 2015 – The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is pleased to announce the launch of the first phase of its web-based Crop Data and Price Reporting initiative. Price & Data Quotes (PDQ) aims to be a complete and unbiased resource for cash market prices and crop data to provide reliable and relevant price information to farmers.