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WGRF Marks Four Decades of Research Support

With so many milestones to count, the 40th anniversary of the Western Grains Research Foundation can be summed up as four decades of evolution...

Calgary Researchers Create Canola That Might Provide Even Higher Yields

A study lead by researchers at the University of Calgary used gene editing to modify canola’s genes, producing shorter plants with more branches and...

Funding Boost to Help Solve Genetic Mystery in Bromegrass

The Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has received a $331,870 grant from Saskatchewan’s Agricultural Development Fund (ADF)...

Hybrid Wheat: Beyond Yield

A global effort is underway to lower the cost of hybrid wheat seed production. Each year, Australian wheat growers plant one of the world’s largest...

New Precision Ag Lab Could Enable Faster Breeding

Following a successful year of building, prototyping and delivering services to select customers and partners, the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the...

Unique Resistance Gene to Leaf Spot Disease Successfully Introduced in Wheat

The fungus Zymoseptoria triciti is one of the most genetically diverse and devastating wheat pathogens in the world. An important step has been taken...

WGRF Marks Four Decades of Research Support

With so many milestones to count, the 40th anniversary of the Western Grains Research Foundation can be summed up as four decades of evolution...

Calgary Researchers Create Canola That Might Provide Even Higher Yields

A study lead by researchers at the University of Calgary used gene editing to modify canola’s genes, producing shorter plants with more branches and...

Funding Boost to Help Solve Genetic Mystery in Bromegrass

The Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has received a $331,870 grant from Saskatchewan’s Agricultural Development Fund (ADF)...

Hybrid Wheat: Beyond Yield

A global effort is underway to lower the cost of hybrid wheat seed production. Each year, Australian wheat growers plant one of the world’s largest...

New Precision Ag Lab Could Enable Faster Breeding

Following a successful year of building, prototyping and delivering services to select customers and partners, the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the...

Unique Resistance Gene to Leaf Spot Disease Successfully Introduced in Wheat

The fungus Zymoseptoria triciti is one of the most genetically diverse and devastating wheat pathogens in the world. An important step has been taken...
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