The Midge Tolerant Wheat Stewardship Team has launched an online system to improve the Stewardship Agreement process for growers and retailers that will help to ensure continued protection of the midge tolerance gene The Midge Tolerant Wheat Stewardship Assurance Site (MTWSAS) is a secure,…

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Not all heroes wear capes That’s the message behind a new communications campaign to increase awareness of some unsung heroes – beneficial insects Recently launched by Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF), the ‘Field Heroes’ campaign encourages growers and agronomists to consider…

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WGRF In the News 2017

Improving flax one allele at a time Improving flax one allele at a time - Country Guide, December 2017 Finding the true post-harvest comparison of straight cut verses swath - Top Crop, November 2017 A ‘bio’ that works - Country Guide, November 2017 Prairie corn: Agronomics and…

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The Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) and the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Agricultural, life & Environmental Sciences (ALES) announced that they have renewed their partnership in wheat breeding WGRF will invest $811,587 into the wheat breeding program at the University of…

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Alberta Barley, the Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (SaskBarley), the Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association (MWBGA) and the Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) are pleased to announce a commitment of more than $24 million over five years to the barley variety development…

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