About Prairie Grain Development Committee

The Prairie Grain Development Committee (PGDC) is a forum for the exchange of information relevant to the development of improved cultivars of grain crops for the western Canadian prairies.

The four independent recommending committees are responsible for the testing, evaluation, and recommending of grain crop candidate cultivars for registration in Western Canada:

  • Prairie Recommending Committee for Wheat, Rye and Triticale (PRCWRT)
  • Prairie Recommending Committee for Oat and Barley (PRCOB)
  • Prairie Recommending Committee for Pulse & Special Crops (PRCPSC)
  • Prairie Recommending Committee for Oilseeds (PRCO)

Wheat, Rye & Triticale

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Pulse & Special Crops

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Jan. 23, 2019

The topics for the plenary sessions for the 2019 Annual Meeting have been posted to the Current Year Plenary Page



2019 Annual Meeting

The PGDC Executive are pleased to invite you the 2019 Annual Meeting in beautiful Saskatoon Feb. 25th - Feb. 28th, 2019

All the information regarding the Annual Meeting can be found by clicking on the Annual Meeting in the menu above.

Register Online - click here for Registration Information

  • Early Registration Fee - $375 - ends Jan. 25th, 2019
  • Registration Fee - $475

2019 Plenary Sessions can be found here!

Book your Accommodation at the Delta Bessborough. - click here to book Accommodation