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A new 4-P program is aimed at creating improved CPSR wheat varieties.

Partnership launches first CPSR wheat variety

The Alberta Wheat Commission and Canterra Seeds have launched a new wheat variety. AAC Crossfield, which will be available in spring, is the first variety created under their public, private, producer partnership (4-P). The high-yielding variety has short, strong straw that is well suited for high inputs and/or under irrigation and has improved milling and […] Read more






Prairie wheat bids tick downward

CNS Canada –– Spring wheat cash bids across Western Canada recorded minor losses during the week ended Friday. The declines were traced to weakness in U.S. futures and some minor strengthening in the Canadian dollar. Depending on the location, average Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) wheat prices were down $3 per tonne, according to price […] Read more

Prairie wheat bids soften with U.S. futures

CNS Canada — Spring wheat cash bids across Western Canada softened during the week ended Friday, as a downturn in U.S. futures put pressure on prices. Depending on the location, average Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) wheat prices were down by roughly $5 per tonne, according to price quotes from a cross-section of delivery points […] Read more


Prairie wheat bids tick down slightly

CNS Canada — Cash spring wheat bids across Western Canada softened slightly during the week ended Friday, as gains in the Canadian dollar put pressure on values. Depending on the location, average Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) wheat prices were down 50 cents to $1, with the exception of southern Alberta where they were up […] Read more

Prairie spring wheat bids rise with dry weather

CNS Canada — Cash spring wheat bids across Western Canada improved during the week ended Friday, with prices receiving support from dry weather conditions in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Weakness in the Canadian dollar, which fell from the US80-cent mark to the mid-77-cent range between April 29 and Friday, added to the upside. Depending on the […] Read more