New research chair at the University of Alberta

  From the Feb 1, 2019 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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 The Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) is committing $3 million for a Research Chair in Cropping Systems at the University of Alberta to study interactions between plants, soils, crop management and the environment.

Caitlynn Reesor has the details (1:47 minutes) (842 Kb)

Garth Patterson, WGRF executive director, says WGRF is focused on taking a whole-farm approach to research. Strategic investments to increase agronomy research capacity in Western Canada is one of many approaches being used. He adds this Research Chair will create incremental field crop research capacity in western Canada, while providing the University of Alberta the ability to advance its academic mission and catalyze new research initiatives in agronomy.

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This information published to the web on February 1, 2019.