Crop research projects receive over $14M from government, industry partners

Several research teams will be embarking on crop research projects using a combined $14.7M in funds from the Agriculture Development Fund (ADF), the federal government’s Strategic Research Initiative, and industry co-funders. The beneficiaries include researchers at the University of Saskatchewan, the University of Manitoba, University of Alberta, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, and the University of Regina. “This significant funding is reinforcement of our leadership in this field,” said USask VP Research Baljit Singh. “We appreciate the support from the provincial and federal government and our industry partners. Using state-of-the-art technologies and innovative methods, USask researchers will continue to sustainably feed a hungry world.”

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