U of A’s innovative wheat-breeding program gets $2M funding boost

Research lead Dean Spaner (Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) says a five-year agreement with Canadian Wheat Research Coalition will support development of new varieties of earlier-maturing, higher-yielding wheat for Western Canadian growers.

Botanic garden launching year-round programming

Georgina Bull (University of Alberta Botanic Garden) is interviewed in this story announcing that University of Alberta’s Botanic Garden is premiering a winter date night series to kick off the start of year-round programming.

University of Alberta Botanic Garden set for December Luminaria

Kerry Mulholland (University of Alberta Botanic Garden) is interviewed as the garden announces its Luminaria programming throughout December.

Kids get in free at the U of A Botanic Garden this fall

The University of Alberta Botanic Garden is giving kids and students free admission for the rest of the 2020 season. The decision was made in part to help families coping with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.