A pair of major wheat research announcements coincided with the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission’s annual general meeting in Saskatoon on Wednesday. Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced $1.5 million for six projects through the Canadian Wheat Alliance. Industry and government partners from across the prairies are also contributing $1.7 million to the genetic and agronomic… Read More

The majority of Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission members at the group’s annual meeting in Saskatoon on Wednesday voted in favour of a resolution to join Cereals Canada. The commission is notably absent from the list of producer organizations that are already members of the national group that aims to “ensure a profitable and vibrant future for… Read More

Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced $7 million for 40 crop-related research projects at CropSphere in Saskatoon on Tuesday. Commodity organizations are chipping in an additional $2.8 million, with SaskWheat committing $1.5 million and the Western Grains Research Foundation contributing $1.1 million. “We have the largest ag bioscience research cluster in the country here in Saskatoon… Read More

SaskPulse members in attendance at the organization’s annual general meeting in Saskatoon on Monday voted in favour of making the group’s levy refundable. Established in 1984, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers is funded by a non-refundable check-off of one per cent of the gross value of all pulses marketed at the first point of sale — the… Read More