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Collaborative Barley Breeding Research

Collaborative Barley Breeding Research

  • Start date: 2016
  • Project Length: 3 years (2016-2019)
  • Project Status: In Progress

Background

Benefits to MB Producers: New barley varieties

Funding Partners: Western Grains Research Foundation, Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission, Alberta Barley Commission
Benefits to MB Producers: Increasing the number of lines evaluated at advanced generations of the program

Objectives:
  • Objectives: Increase the number of barley breeding lines being evaluated in agronomic trials, along with associated malt quality and disease testing; improves the opportunity to identify superior lines and thus superior varieties.
Manitoba Crop Alliance Funding:

$25,000

Total Funding Approved:

$490,000 added to the core funding by WGRF brings the total to $2.5 million

Funding Partners:

$465,000