• 29 wheat varieties being reclassified on August 1

    As of August 1, 2018, 29 varieties of wheat that are currently classified as Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) or Canada Prairie Spring Red (CPSR) will be reclassified into the new Canada Northern Hard Red (CNHR) class.

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  • The surprising success of midge-tolerant wheat

    Through the late 1980s and into the 2000s, farmers were encouraged to manage their risk through practices such as insecticide application and having a rotation that had a resistant non-wheat crop grown between wheat crops. However, a breakthrough came when midge resistance was discovered by breeders and entomologists at the Cereal Research Centre (CRC) in Winnipeg.

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  • News Release: Grain farmers need to be prepared for August 1 wheat reclassification

    The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat), the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and the Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association (MWBGA) are asking Prairie grain farmers to be prepared for the upcoming reclassification of 29 wheat varieties.

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The Wheat Field June 2018


  • NE Sask Spot
  • 1 CWRS 13.5 $6.53/bu
  • 1 CWAD 13.0 $6.98/bu
  • 1 CPSR 11.5 $5.89/bu
  • NW Sask Spot
  • 1 CWRS 13.5 $6.22/bu
  • 1 CWAD 13.0 $6.45/bu
  • 1 CPSR 11.5 $6.02/bu
  • SE Sask Spot
  • 1 CWRS 13.5 $6.65/bu
  • 1 CWAD 13.0 $7.09/bu
  • 1 CPSR 11.5 $5.85/bu
  • SW Sask Spot
  • 1 CWRS 13.5 $6.68/bu
  • 1 CWAD 13.0 $7.09/bu
  • 1 CPSR 11.5 $5.87/bu
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Latest Research

Improving weed management for Saskatchewan growers

The program has been very successful over the past four years and has developed a solid relationship with industry and growers alike. This has led to sustained funding from industry for the herbicide efficacy research conducted by the program and it is expected to continue with this client base into the future.

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