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Waterlogging stress can take a bite out of barley – Western Producer – September 27, 2016


Why weed surveys matter – Country Guide – September 26, 2016


Western Barley Commissions, WGRF Sign New $2.4 Million Deal With Crop Development Centre – – September 7, 2016



Barley Producers Make Research Investment – Saskatoon Homepage – September 7, 2016


New funding arrangements benefit barley breeding – Western Producer, September 15, 2016



Barley Funding to Improve Variety Discover Humbolt – September 16, 2016



Western Canadian barley producers invest $2.4 million in Crop Development Centre – Regina Leader Post – September 7, 2016


Nuffield Real Ag

Nuffield Canada has announced four scholarship recipients for its 2017 program – – July 15, 2016

herbicide guide

WGRF research offers faster herbicide testing – Country Guide June 9, 2016

WP online network

Online network helps farmers get jump on pests – Western Producer June 9, 2016


ab seed genomic

Wheat Genome Sequencing Soon to be Released Across the Globe – Alberta Seed Guide June 3, 2016

AG Annex Cleavers

Manage cleavers in canola – AG Annex May 2016

Real Ag U of A

WGRF Renews Funding for U of A Wheat Breeding – – April 27, 2016


WGRF renews funding agreement with U of A wheat breeding program – Western Producer, April 27, 2016


Western Grains Research Foundation reaches agreement with U of A – CKRM Radio,  April 27, 2016


Farmgate CTV News – April 23, 2016

Country Guide disease

The long-term battle of fighting crop diseases – Country Guide April 6, 2016

u of s breeding

Funding, feeding, wheat breeding – U of S News, February 18, 2016

Coop Core

Western Grain Research Foundation announces five years of funding for AAFC wheat, barley breeding – Manitoba Cooperator – February 17, 2016

Ont Farmer

Nuffield Canada welcomes FCC and the Western Grains Research Foundation – Ontario, February 18, 2016


Farm Credit Canada & Western Grains Research Foundation Sponsor Nuffield Scholarships – Saskatoon Homepage, February 16, 2016


Real ag core

WGRF, AAFC Sign 5-Year, $21 Million Wheat & Barley Breeding Agreement – Real, February 9, 2016


Star core

Wheat and barley research get $21.4 million boost – Saskatoon StarPhoenix, February 8, 2016

 Global core

Feds renew commitment to wheat, barley research – Global News, February 9, 2016


Market wire Core

Canada’s Strong Variety Development Research Supported by Record Investment from Farmers – Market Wire, February 8, 2016

AB Seed core

Canada’s Variety Development Research Supported by Record Investment from Farmers – Alberta Seed Guide, February 9, 2016

Moose Jaw Core

– Discover Moose Jaw, February 9, 2016

Yahoo core

Canada’s Strong Variety Development Research Supported by Record Investment from Farmers – Yahoo Finance, February 9, 2016



Swift online Core

– Swift Current Online, February 9, 2016

 CKRM Core

New wheat and barley breeding agreement signed in Saskatoon – 620 CKRM, February 8, 2016

Farms Core

Western Canadian farmers invest in variety development research – February 10, 2016

MB Cooperator 35th

Producer investment drives wheat and barley success – Manitoba Co-operator, January 19, 2016


ab seed guide

WGRF Commits $1.6 Million to 12 New Research Projects– Alberta Seed Guide, January 13, 2016

world grain genome

Wheat genome sequencing research accelerates – January 13, 2016

star p 7 million

Wheat research in Saskatchewan gets $1.5 million boost – Saskatoon StarPhoenix January 13, 2016

 star 7 millon

Saskatchewan agriculture research gets $7 million funding injection – Saskatoon StarPhoenix January 12, 2016

 real ag adf


$7 Million Announced at CropSphere for 40 Crop Research Projects – Real, January 12, 2016

Global Crop Research

$7 million announced for crop research in Saskatchewan – Global Saskatoon, January 12, 2016


Discover January 14, 2016



Crop research receives $7 million in government funding – Prince Albert Daily Herald, January 12, 2016

Sask crop 7 million

Sask. crop research receives $7 million – Western Producer January 13, 2016


wheat genome milestone

Wheat genome sequencing hits a milestone – January 6, 2016


Ag Annex genome

U of S researchers help lead wheat genome sequencing breakthrough – Ag January 6, 2016

Crop Protection news

Canadian wheat and barley associations recognized – Crop Protection News, December 18, 2015


Genomics MB Coop


Farm groups announce funds for wheat genomics research – Manitoba Cooperator, November 24, 2015


Farmers Help Fund Wheat Genomics Research – Saskatoon Homepage, Nov 12, 2015


Farm Groups Contributing $3.6 Million to Wheat Breeding Efficiency Project –, November 12, 2015

Crops guide mycotoxin

Mycotoxin detection may get even simpler, cheaper – Crops Guide November 6, 2015

WP Genome


Genomics Projects receive $93 million in Funding – Western Producer July 22, 2015


star genome

$8.5M funding to Help Boost Wheat Crops – Star Phoenix, July 21, 2015

real ag genome

$93 Million Committed to Genomics Research Projects –, July 21, 2015

seed quest

Seed Quest – July 21, 2015


Minister Ritz announces major investment in research to boost Canadian agriculture – Yahoo Finance, July 21, 2015

WGRF Invests $5 Million into Plant Genomics Research –, July 21, 2015



University of Manitoba gets up close and personal with insects – CBC News, May 28, 2015

Cereals Canada

Cereals Canada: one voice for farm groups? – Western Producer, May 8, 2015

5 year midge

Five Years of Midge Tolerance – Country Guide, April 23, 2015

the future of agronomy research

The Future of Agronomic Research – Country Guide, April 6, 2015

18 million in spending

Research Foundation Plans Record $18 Million in Spending – Western Producer, March 26, 2015

winter wheat agronomy

$2.2M Committed to Researching Gaps in Winter Wheat Agronomics -Real, March 18, 2015


winter wheat r&d

Alberta Wheat Commission announces investment of $150,000 in winter wheat R&D projects – Alberta Wheat Commission, March 15, 2015


Straight Cut Canola

The Mechanics of Straight Cutting Canola – Country Guide, February 19, 2015

New Wheat Lobby

The New Wheat Lobby – Grainnews February 19, 2015


agronomy capacity WP

Report Identifies Concerns in Agricultural Research – Western Producer, February 12, 2015


the crops site

Star Phx ADF

Federal, Sask funds Allotted for Crop Research – Star Phoenix, January 13, 2015

Global news

New Projects to Strengthen Future for Canadian Agriculture – Global News Saskatoon, January 13, 2015

Real AG Crop Funding

More than $10 Million in Crop Research Funding Announced in Saskatoon – Real, January 13, 2015

Grain News

The Wheat and Barley Check-off – Grainnews, January 12, 2015

CN Rail over

CN Rail over, CP under 2013-14 Maximum Revenue Entitlement – Manitoba Cooperator, January 9, 2015

Ab Farmer

Grain Research Funding Announced – Alberta Farm Express, December 24, 2014

Agronomy Geek

Looking Ahead by Taking Stock: Research Capacity in Western Canada – Real, December 22, 2014


Real Ag Research Budget

WGRF Ramping Up Investment in Crop Research – Real Agriculture, December 1, 2014

WP Research Budget

WGRF Research Budget to hit $18 Million Next Year – Western Producer, November 27, 2014

SK Homepage Research Budget

$18 Million for Crop Research – Saskatoon Homepage, November 27, 2014

Country Guide

WGRF Investment Dollars in Research Making the Difference – Country Guide, October 2014



New research program focuses on agronomic practices – Western Producer, October 2014


Real Ag

WGRF Receives Federal Funding to Study Multi-Crop, Systems Approach to Crop Management – Real, October 2014

Pembenia online

Federal Government Invests in Crop Research and Development – Pembina Valley Online, October, 2014


Star Phx

Feds Pump $2.16M into Crop Research – Saskatoon Star Phoenix, October 2014


Harper Government Invests in Crop Research and Development – Yahoo Finance, October 2014


Double Haploid Wheat Initiative Syngenta website


WP Wheat Alliance

Canadian Wheat Alliance Signs Deal with Private Partners – Western Producer, October 2014


MB Corn Growers

Manitoba Corn Growers Association Research Investment


Agronomy Rules

Agronomy Rules – County Guide July 2014


Researchers keep eye on rye

Researchers Keep eye on rye – Western Producer, July 2014



Research Funds Hinge on Collaboration – Germination Magazine, July 2014 


U of S Wheat Genome

U of S Researchers Contribute to First Rough Draft of Wheat Genome –, July 2014



The Wild Side of Chickpeas – Country Guide July, 2014


Crop Chatter

Spring Wheat Varieties Response to Fusarium Head Blight –, July 2014 


Western Producer June 04

Partners Pool $90M to Fund Food, Fish Research – Western Producer, June 2014


National Sunflower Association

Funding Sunflower Variety Development – National Sunflower Association of Canada, June 2014


Western Producer Junev2 04

Funding Body Looking for Genetic Research Projects – Western Producer, June 2014


Genome Canada

Genomics and Feeding the Future – Genome Canada, June 2014


Canary Seed

Not Just for the Birds – Country Guide, June 2014


Rural Roots

Indepth: National Barley Research Cluster,, May 2014



WGRF: Farmers’ Investment, CTV Farmgate, May 2014


Glyphosate Resistant

Glyphosate Resistant Kochia Confirmed –, April 2014


Barley Country

National Barley Research Cluster Ready to Take Barley to Next Level – Barley Country,  April 2014


Alberta Farm Express

Big Changes Coming to Plant Breeding – Alberta Farmer Express, April 2014 


Western Producer March

Groups Join Western Grains Research Foundation – Western Producer, March 2014


Manitoba Cooperator

WGRF Asking Farmers big Funding Questions – Manitoba Cooperator, March 2014


2 year wheat and barley

A Two-Year Review of the Wheat & Barley Check-off – Real, February 2014


Western Producer Jan

Research Foundation Identifies Need for Agronomy Work – Western Producer, January 2014


Portage Online

WGRF to Review Agronomy Research Capacity –, January 2014 


Wheat game Changer

Wheat’s “Game Changers” – GrainsWest,com, January 2014


Global News

Governments Invest $7 Million into Crop Research – Global News, January 2014



Stopping Cleaver – Crops Guide, December 2013



CN under and CP over Revenue Caps for Crop Year 2012-2013 – News Wire, December 2013


Black Leg

Building Better Black Leg Resistance – Crops Guide, November 2013


Real Ag wheat cluster

$25 Million in Funding Announced for Wheat Cluster – Real, November 2013


Western Producer Nov

Wheat Project gets $25M Funding – Western Producer, November 2013


Portage Online Cluster

$25M Focused on Better Wheat Varieties – November 2013


Manitoba Cooperator wheat cluster

Farmers, Ottawa put $25.2 Million into National Wheat Research Program – Manitoba Cooperator, November 2013