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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Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) today announced a $5 million dollar investment into three applied genomics research projects in lentil, wheat and soybean These projects were selected for funding under Genome Canada’s 2014 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition Genomics and…

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“Western Grains Research Foundation experienced a tremendous amount of growth this past year,” said Dave Sefton Board Chair “In 2014 WGRF invested over $133 million in variety development and field crop research As producers we should all be very proud of this investment in the future of our…

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