Participatory Organic Oats and Wheat Breeding Project

MARA in collaboration with the University of Manitoba, Prairie Organic Grain Initiative (POGI), and Organic Alberta, and local producers, MARA is leading local producers to participate in organic oat and wheat breeding. The project is spread throughout Mackenzie County involves 4 organic producers plus a site at MARA. The objective is to develop cultivars relevant to farmers need by conducting selection in the farm environment. The project is supported by Grain Millers.