Cereals Canada, in partnership with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), has launched the most recent version of the National Wheat Research Priorities.
Led by co-chairs Krista Zuzak, Cereals Canada director of crop safety and manufacturing, and Dr. Felicitas Katepa-Mupondwa, director of analysis, growth, and expertise for AAFC, the doc gives a imaginative and prescient and targets to information analysis within the Canadian wheat business for the following 5 years. The report was developed with over 70 researchers, business, and worth chain members contributing to the six themes.
The subsequent set of priorities will deal with wheat sustainability and innovation, in each a regional and nationwide stage. This addition of the priorities contains the launch of a brand new theme: wheat vitamin.
The six refreshed themes for 2023-2028 are: enhancing wheat yield, crop setting interactions, cropping system sustainability, steady enchancment in meals security, buyer high quality, and wheat vitamin.
“This initiative brings collectively the worth chain and analysis establishments to share information, construct networks, and create synergies,” says Zuzak. “We noticed greater than 75 analysis initiatives accomplished underneath the final set of priorities, which was launched in 2020.”
The National Wheat Research Priorities serves as a software to speak and hyperlink market alerts with business alternatives and analysis targets and goals, whereas nonetheless recognizing the significance of regional variations.