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WGRF In the News 2018

The power of knowing your soil - Country Guide, October 2018   USask researchers uncover insect-resistant genes in wheat - August, 2018   They don’t wear capes, but beneficial bugs are superheroes - Alberta Farm Express, August 2018 MacAulay commits $63 million to…

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WGRF held its Annual Members Meeting on April 5, 2018 in Calgary Alberta Garth Patterson, WGRF Executive Director, reported that WGRF successfully completed year one of its four-year transition plan (2017 to 2020) WGRF invested over $17 million into variety development, production and post…

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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 over $14 Million of new funding for 9 crop-related research projects “WGRF’s funding is about…

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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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