RADF Investment: $235,000
Other Investment: $94,200
Total Investment: $354,200
Project Period: June 2010–October 2013
Support from the Rural Alberta Development Fund is enabling the Forestburg-based Battle River Railway (BRR) to improve grain marketing opportunities through new technology and advanced programming in composite train grading, identity preservation, and tracking. Composite train grading will allow regional farmers to customize grain shipments to best meet customer requirements, thereby optimizing the grain's value.
Expected Outcomes and Benefits
All projects go through a selection process to ensure they will improve the quality of life for Albertans. This project meets this objective through the following outcomes and benefits: