Canada, SK, industry partners announce $17.6M investment in crop research


Over $17M has been invested in crop research, thanks to recent funding from the Government of Canada and Government of Saskatchewan through Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF), as well as supports from industry partners. The investment will support 49 research projects at institutions such as Saskatchewan Polytechnic, the University of Manitoba, University of Regina, and University of Saskatchewan, and provide funding for USask’s Crop Development Centre (CDC) operations over the next five years. “The renewed investment announced (Wednesday) reaffirms the provinces’ commitment to the CDC’s mission to improve the profitability of western Canadian producers and to our continued vision of being a world-class crop improvement organization,” said CDC director Curtis Pozniak.

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