New Wheat Varieties Sought
Thu May 16, 2013 06:10 PM CDT

(DTN) -- A new Canadian Wheat Alliance has been formed to help support research and development of new wheat varieties. The goal is to improve the yield, sustainability and profitability of Canadian wheat.

Earlier today, the Government of Canada, the Government of Saskatchewan and the University of Saskatchewan announced the creation of the alliance. In a press release, they explained the initiative "will coordinate research and development projects to improve the yield of Canadian wheat by reducing losses under extreme weather conditions such as drought, heat, cold and diseases."

"The Canadian Wheat Alliance will improve the quality of Canadian wheat, ...

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