The Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) and Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC) announced today that they have renewed their long standing partnership in wheat and barley breeding WGRF will invest $20 million into wheat breeding and $14 million into barley breeding at AAFC Research…

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Through a continuing co-funding partnership with the Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) and other producer commodity groups, Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) is pleased to announce $16 million of new funding for 12 crop-related research projects      “The WGRF Endowment Fund is…

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WGRF Celebrates 35th Anniversary

In 1981, a group of farmers got together to form the Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) These farmers were united by a single purpose, to invest in field crop research that would benefit western Canadian farmers Thirty-five years later, with annual an investment of more than $19 million in…

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Recognizing the important role producer funding of public breeding has played in delivering new wheat and barley varieties for increased farm profitability, Western Canada’s wheat and barley commissions/associations are working together to consider options for continued leadership and…

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