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BMBRI participation in next Barley Research Cluster (2018-2023)

05/04/2017

BMBRI’s Technical Committee is currently engaged with other value chain stakeholder and funding consortium organizations to develop and support an approved list of project applications for the next national Growing Forward Agri-Innovation Program (GFIII AIP) Cluster for the period 2018-2023. BMBRI will participate with provincial grower commissions and Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) under with coordination by the Barley Council of Canada to submit this application for a cluster of projects what would receive BMBRI-grower and federal funding. Details of the full GFIII AIP Cluster application will be available towards the end of 2017.

BMBRI Approves Breeding and Research Grants for 2017-18

BMBRI Board of Directors has approved a $140,000 in total grants for breeding, agronomy and quality research projects in 2017-18. This includes the final year annual contribution to the 2013-2018 Agri Innovation Program (AIP) Barley Breeding and Research Cluster (BMBRI annual grant of $87,175), plus over $50,000 for a number of other non-AIP breeding and research projects. BMBRI’s Board of Directors has also allocated provision for potential additional projects that may be submitted during 2017 that can address BMBRI’s research goals for improved malting barley quality traits and best management practices for malting barley production and selection.

BMBRI Announces Additional Research Grants for 2016-17

28/10/2016

BMBRI will provide a total of $142,175 in total grants for breeding, agronomy and quality research projects, which includes a continuation of an annual contribution to the 2013-2018 Agri Innovation Program (AIP) Barley Breeding and Research cluster of $87,175, plus $55,000 for a number of other non-AIP breeding and research projects.

For details see 2016-17 BMBRI Research Grants

BMBRI Announces Research Grants for 2015-16

25/06/2015

Following its annual Board of Directors meeting in Winnipeg on June 16, BMBRI has announced its annual research grants for 2015-16 for malting barley breeding and research. BMBRI has been providing such research funding since its establishment in 1948 in support of its core mandate – development of improved malting barley for growers and industry in Canada.

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National Barley Research Cluster ready to take barley to next level

14/04/2014

Barley science in Canada received a major boost today with the signing of agreements for the “Adding Value to Barley National Research Cluster” project.

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BMBRI Announces Research Grants for 2013-14

13/12/2013

New research grants for 2013-14 to a total value of $115,000 have been approved BMBRI’s Board of Directors and Technical Committee.  “BMBRI is very pleased that the major portion of our approved research grants for 2013-14 are for malting barley breeding and research projects that will be part of the new five-year Canadian Barley Research Cluster being funded under the government of Canada’s Agri-Innovation Program (AIP).  Read More

BMBRI Announces Research Grants for 2012-13

15/09/2012

New research funding for 2012-13 has been announced by the Brewing and Malting Barley Research Institute (BMBRI). Read More

Elite Barley: Canadian Malt Barley Grower Recognition Program

23/01/2012

Winnipeg, Man., January 16, 2012. Fifteen barley producers from across Canada are being honored under the Elite Barley grower recognition program for their excellence in producing malt barley in 2011. Read More

BMBRI Announces Researches Grants for 2011-12

13/09/2011

A new round of research funding from the Brewing and Malting Barley Research Institute (BMBRI) aims to build a more compelling economic and agronomic case for farmers to maintain and expand barley acres. Read More

BMBRI Announces Malting Barley Research Grants for 2010-2011

26/05/2010

Winnipeg, Wednesday May 26, 2010: The Brewing and Malting Barley Research Institute (BMBRI) is pleased to announce its research project funding for 2010-11. BMBRI represents nine leading North American malting and brewing members and associated members in the value chain. It provides annual research grants for projects related to the improvement of malting barley varieties, production and processing. BMBRI recognizes the importance of continued support to the scientific community for further work in both basic and applied research that will lead to new developments in malting barley breeding. Read More