Research Funding Supports Future of Soybeans in Manitoba

$7 million funding announced today by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada for the breeding project led by the Canadian Field Crop Research Alliance (CFCRA) under Growing Forward 2.  The “Canadian Field Crop Genetics Improvement Cluster”, a five-year, $10.3 million initiative, will bring together researchers from the public and private sectors to enhance the genetics of soybeans, grain corn, oats, and barley in order to produce high-yielding, low input, disease-resistant varieties.  More information in the press release:

MPGA Press Release – CFCRA Cluster Funding