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Funding organizations from across Canada are participating in the development of a Canadian National Wheat Cluster for submission to the next federal Agriculture Policy Framework (APF), the successor to the current Growing Forward 2 programming The Funding Organizations supporting this Request…

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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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(Photo: Wheat breeder and professor Dean Spaner, foreground, and members of the wheat breeding research team at the U of A) WGRF Invests $800,000 for U of A Wheat Breeding The Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) and the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Agricultural, life &…

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The Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) welcomed five new directors at its Annual Meeting in Winnipeg on March 8th Graeme Manness of Domain MB replaced Gerrid Gust as the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association nominee Glenn Tait of North Battleford SK replaced Bill Gehl as the…

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“The research tax credit rates for producers who contributed to the western wheat and barley check-offs in 2015 are: 74% for wheat and 73% for barley,” says Garth Patterson, Executive Director of the Western Grains Research Foundation The federal government’s Canada Revenue Agency…

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