Wheat research was a focus at the CropSphere conference in Saskatoon, with three separate announcements yesterday.
The Saskatchewan government is contributing more than 1.5 million dollars for six projects to improve yields and increase fusarium resistance.
Another 1.7 million will come from various wheat producer organizations in Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba.
There will also be new money for durum research.
The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission and SeCan will invest 3.5 million dollars over the next decade at the University of Saskatchewan Crop Development Centre.
Finally, it was also announced that Saskatoon will host the 2019 International Wheat Congress.