Organization: Crop Development Centre

Pulse crop breeding R&D receives $23 million

Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) has increased its funding for pulse crop breeding with a $23-million investment in the Univ of Saskatchewan‘s Crop Development Centre (CDC). The funding will be applied to the third five-year term of a 15-year agreement between SPG and CDC. Signed in 2005, SPG contributed $6.2 million in the first term and…

FP Genetics invests in wheat breeding research

FP Genetics, Regina SK, will invest $1.5 million over the next 10 years in Saskatchewan’s Crop Development Centre (CDC). The funding will go toward’s expanding breeding efforts at CDC’s Canadian Prairie Spring wheat breeding program — a lower protein alternative to Canada Western Red Spring wheat. FP Genetics currently supports CDC’s oat breeding program. The…

FP Genetics invests in wheat breeding research

FP Genetics, Regina SK, will invest $1.5 million over the next 10 years in Saskatchewan’s Crop Development Centre (CDC). The funding will go toward’s expanding breeding efforts at CDC’s Canadian Prairie Spring wheat breeding program — a lower protein alternative to Canada Western Red Spring wheat. FP Genetics currently supports CDC’s oat breeding program. The…

Pulse crops to benefit from $21-million R&D program

Saskatchewan’s pulse crop industry is providing core funding to help launch a $21-million, 15-year R&D agreement to support development of existing and new varieties. The agreement between the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers association and the Univ of Saskatchewan‘s Crop Development Centre follows a recent announcement of $3 million to establish a new laboratory at the U…