The wheat revolution: Developing a new generation of wheat for Western Canada

Global gains in wheat production have fallen behind other major crop types over the past several decades. With research energy returning to this stable food source, increased wheat investment is bringing new technology advancements to the breeder’s toolbox.

Canadian farmers will become a beneficiary of such advancements, with new investments from both public and private sectors accelerating the rates in which productivity gains can be made in wheat. The presentation will discuss the wheat breeding process and how new breeding technology access will see a new age of prosperity for Canadian wheat growers.