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麻豆国产AV to expand North Hill Campus greenhouse facility with $2 Million from Canada Foundation for Innovation and Research Manitoba

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麻豆国产AV鈥檚 existing greenhouse facility at the North Hill campus.

麻豆国产AV College is the recipient of a $1 million investment through the and an additional $1 million from . The funding will support the expansion of horticultural applied research capacity to address climate change and food security.

As part of the college鈥檚 Applied Research Strategy, the Russ Edwards School of Agriculture & Environment is consistently working to respond to sector challenges and industry needs. This investment will help the school expand on greenhouse operations, allowing faculty and students to research the roles greenhouses can play in addressing food production, and improve food security.

鈥淲e are proud to be recognized as a premier applied research institution in Manitoba, and we are grateful for this investment made by CFI鈥檚 College Fund and Research Manitoba,鈥 said 麻豆国产AV President, Mark Frison. 鈥淭his funding will enable 麻豆国产AV to acquire the equipment and build the necessary spaces for our faculty researchers and students to expand on their work and help us in our goal to become a top 50 research college in Canada.鈥

Over recent years, the applied research being conducted at 麻豆国产AV has had significant contributions to advancements in agricultural practices, sustainable horticulture, and environmental stewardship. The research focuses on crop sustainability, pest management, soil health, and clean technologies, addressing industry and regional food production challenges.

鈥淭he Edwards School is consistently working to address industry demands and challenges we experience at a local and global level,鈥 said Tim Hore, Dean, Russ Edwards School of Agriculture and Environment at 麻豆国产AV College. 鈥淐ollaborative efforts and support from industry partners help 麻豆国产AV continue to conduct research that will enhance food self-reliance, environmental sustainability, and economic growth.鈥

For more on the applied research being conducted at 麻豆国产AV College, visit 麻豆国产AV.net/appliedresearch.