New USask research will make bean crops hardier, help improve global food security

Tepary beans—a high protein legume common to the southwest United States and Mexico—may hold the key to adapting bean crops for the increasingly harsh conditions brought on by a ch...

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Landmark study generates first genomic atlas for global wheat improvement

USask-led study sequences genomes of 15 wheat varieties around the world

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USask livestock researchers awarded nearly $7M to improve food sustainability and safety

Twenty University of Saskatchewan (USask) projects have been awarded nearly $7 million through a joint federal-provincial government funding program to advance cattle, swine, and p...

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USask crop researchers awarded $8M to advance food and bio-products for a sustainable future

Thirty University of Saskatchewan (USask) crop research projects have been awarded a total of more than $8 million through Saskatchewan’s Agricultural Development Fund (ADF), a pro...

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Developing more nutritious crops to feed a growing world

Using synchrotron light to analyze new varieties of peas could be faster, more environmentally friendly, and help to nourish underfed populations around the world.

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Renowned USask Global Institute for Food Security scientist awarded prestigious international food innovation prize

Leon Kochian, Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) at the University of Saskatchewan (Usask), has won the 2019 Arrell Global Food Innovation Award for “global excellence in food...

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