July 30, 2019: EDMONTON, AB – From Seed to Sourdough: Plant Breeding for Low Input Systems

Posted by Dana Penrice on July 10, 2019

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Learn about the selection process, organic wheat agronomy, and the traits farmers, buyers, and bakers are looking for. The day will feature new research from the University of Manitoba Participatory Plant Breeding program and a tour of new organically-bred wheat varieties and farmer-bred wheat lines.

Speakers:
  • Michelle Carkner, Natural Systems Agriculture Lab, University of Manitoba
  • Ward Middleton, Midmore Farms and Farmer Breeder
  • Kaelin Whittaker, Real Bread Alberta

When: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 | 1:00PM to 4:30PM | $10

Where: University of Alberta Research Farm, Edmonton, AB

For more information and to register contact info@organicalberta.org or call 587-521-2400

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