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Wheat research receives funding

Eleven research projects ranging from nitrogen fertilizer use and soil health to drying grain while in storage are receiving $2.2 million from the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission and Alberta Wheat. Three of the projects are on fusarium head blight (management, resistance, and post-harvest strategies) while four are either focused on, or have a significant component […] Read more

Move those old wheat varieties soon

The Prairie wheat commissions are reminding farmers of the upcoming reclassification of 29 wheat varieties. On Aug. 1, 25 varieties currently in the Canada Western Red Spring class (along with four Canada Prairie Spring Red varieties) will move to the Canada Northern Hard Red class. These include Harvest, Lillian, and Unity, which were grown on […] Read more