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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March 6th, 2024


The 2024 Annual PGDC meeting was in Saskatoon and the PGDC Executive extend their thanks to all who attended.

April 25th, 2023

The Prairie Grain Development Committee Welcomes our New Event Coordinator

Click on the following link to get all the exciting details...PGDC News.



2025 Annual PGDC Meeting

The PGDC Executive are pleased to invite you the 2025 Annual Meeting which will be held in Winnipeg Feb. 25th to 27th

Upcoming PGDC Annual Meeting Dates

2026 TBA

2027 TBA