Series - Agricultural commodities liaison records

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Agricultural commodities liaison records

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    • 1972-1997 (Creation)

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    5.45 m of textual records

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    The Commodity Development Branch was established in 1975 when the Commodity Section changed its name. It merged with the Food Marketing Branch in 1982 to form the Agri-Food Development Division.

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    The Commodity Section of Alberta Agriculture was established in 1972. In 1975, it became the Commodity Development Branch.

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    The Food Marketing Branch of Alberta Agriculture was established in 1976. In 1982, it merged with the Commodity Development Branch to form the Agri-Food Development Branch.

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    The Agri-Food Development Branch was formed in 1982 by the merger of the Commodity Development Branch and the Food Marketing Branch. It merged with the Agricultural Processing Branch in 1987.

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    The Agri-Food and Processing Development Branch of Agriculture was established in 1987 with the merger of the Agricultural Processing Branch and the Agri-Food Development Branch. It disbanded in 1992.

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    The Industry Development Branch was established in 1992.

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    Scope and content

    The series consists of records pertaining to liaison activities between the business unit and companies and producers regarding agricultural commodities. The aim of the liaison activities was ensuring an efficient supply of quality products and taking advantage of all marketing opportunities. The files contain grants, surveys, studies, and correspondence with meat, dairy, alfalfa, honey, fish, canola and other companies and producers,

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    The records were acquired through records schedule 1986/052.


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        Subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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        Subject to the Copyright Act. Permission for use required.

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        Includes parts of accessions GR1987.0242, GR1990.0417, GR1999.1026, and GR2004.0129.

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            The scope and content is based on Item 11 of 1986/052.

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