News Releases

Gallagher Named President of HPI

A veteran of the agricultural industry has been named the president and chief executive officer of Heartland Plant Innovations, Inc. (HPI) in Manhattan, Kan.

Release Date: 
Fri, 01/12/2018

Greenhouse expansion provides home to additional researchers

The warm orange glow of the greenhouses at the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center (KWIC) provide a welcoming nightlight to Kimball Avenue, but most passersby don’t realize the plants grown inside are the future of Kansas agriculture.

Release Date: 
Wed, 01/03/2018

Researcher aims at developing 'celiac-safe' wheat

Kansas researcher Chris Miller is working with the Kansas Wheat Commission on celiac-safe wheat.

Release Date: 
Mon, 01/04/2016


In the News

Heartland Plant Innovations Using doubled haploids to accelerate wheat variety development

Heartland Plant Innovations (HPI) was created by the farmer-stakeholders of the Kansas Wheat Commission and Kansas Association of Wheat Growers in 2009 to "accelerate research, development and commercialization of profitable innovations by achieving dramatic

Release Date: 
Thu, 03/22/2012

Kansas Bioscience Authority will invest $6M in KU Cancer Center, others

Kansas City Business Journal, July 26, 2011

Release Date: 
Tue, 07/26/2011

Rob Berard joins Heartland Plant as C.F.O., Aug. 24, 2011

Release Date: 
Wed, 08/24/2011