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Research clusters fund host of projects

Alberta’s cereal commissions are helping to fund 30 research projects. Alberta Wheat is giving $2.6 million, part of a $25-million effort called the Canadian National Wheat Cluster. The initiative by Ottawa and several ag groups is funding 22 variety development, pathology, agronomy and pre-breeding projects. Among the recipients are three federal researchers working in Alberta: […] Read more

Barley research updates now online

Alberta Barley has posted up-to-date research project summaries on its website. The project summaries, written by researchers, detail the project’s timeline, project partners, total funding, and a description of its benefit to farmers. Updates on AgriInnovation Program projects are also on the website. The 27 projects, funded under the $11-million National Barley Research Cluster and […] Read more