WGRF is set to receive $672,329 from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CP) and the Canadian National Railway Company (CN) The Canadian Transportation Agency announced on December 19, 2012 that Canadian National Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway both exceeded their railway revenue caps for…

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“The Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) congratulates the Province of Saskatchewan, the University of Saskatchewan, and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc on the establishment of the Global Institute for Food Security,” said Dave Sefton of Broadview SK and WGRF Board Chair “WGRF is…

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A recent return on investment study commissioned by the Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) has estimated that investment in wheat and barley varietal research is providing producers with a very high return on their investment This study calculates that on average every producer check-off…

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Wheat and Barley Check-off Website Launched

Alberta Barley Commission gives farmers and buyers another tool to help understand the check-off program CALGARY, AB, September 24, 2012 – The Alberta Barley Commission (ABC) recently launched a new website to help Western Canadian grain farmers and buyers better understand the new collection…

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“75% of producers believe that the wheat and barley check-offs are important to producers for variety research according to a recent survey of western Canadian farmers,” says Garth Patterson, Executive Director of the Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) Overall, producers surveyed have…

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