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Webinar: National Wheat Research Priorities – The Next 5 Years

October 19, 2022, 10:00-11:00 AM CDT  

National research goals that meet the priorities of the wheat industry can help to bring the value chain, funders, and researchers together to coordinate and focus research investments on the issues that are important for the industry. The National Wheat Research Priorities provide a vision and a target for the industry while still recognizing the importance of unique regional priorities.  

During this free, 60–minute webinar, Krista Zuzak, Director, Crop Protection and Production at Cereals Canada, will launch the 2023-2028 National Wheat Research Priorities and discuss the direction for wheat research in Canada for the next five years.  

National Wheat Research Priorities follow six themes, including a new theme for 2023-2028, Wheat Nutrition. You will learn about: 

Theme 1: Improving Wheat Yield   

Theme 2: Improving Wheat Yield Reliability   

Theme 3: Cropping Systems Sustainability

Theme 4: Continuous Improvement in Food Safety

Theme 5: Customers’ Quality

Theme 6: New! Wheat Nutrition

The National Wheat Research Priorities report will be shared during the webinar. 

Do you have a question for our experts? Please include your questions when you register so our experts can answer them during the webinar.

About the Speakers

Krista Zuzak, Director of Crop Protection and Production  

Since joining Cereals Canada in 2021, Krista’s role has focused on market access support on crop protection products and phytosanitary issues, the Keep It Clean program, sustainability, and wheat research. She also chairs the cereals MRL Assessment Committee. Krista’s previous role was chief provincial plant health officer with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, where she worked on risk mitigation for new and emerging plant pests, as well as emergency response.  Krista holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Plant Science, specializing in plant pathology, from the University of Alberta.

Additional speakers will be announced closer to the webinar date. 

About Cereals Canada    
Cereals Canada is a national, not-for-profit, industry association representing the Canadian cereal grains value chain. We value relationships and work with government and stakeholders to provide timely, expert technical information and deliver best-in-class customer experience. We are dedicated to supporting the Canadian cereals value chain including farmers, exporters, developers, processors, and our customers around the world with a focus on trade, science, and sustainability.