Agriculture

Accelerating the pace of innovation in B.C.’s agriculture sector

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Agriculture

Accelerating the pace of innovation in B.C.’s agriculture sector

Media Contacts
Dave Townsend
Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Agriculture
250 356-7098
Katie Hawkins
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay
katie.hawkins@canada.ca
613 773-1059
Media Relations
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Ottawa
media.relations@agr.gc.ca
613 773-7972
1 866-345-7972
Follow on Twitter: @AAFC_Canada
Media Contacts
Dave Townsend
Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Agriculture
250 356-7098
Katie Hawkins
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay
katie.hawkins@canada.ca
613 773-1059
Media Relations
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Ottawa
media.relations@agr.gc.ca
613 773-7972
1 866-345-7972
Follow on Twitter: @AAFC_Canada

Backgrounders

Accelerating the pace of innovation in B.C.’s agriculture sector

The following 13 projects have also received funding from federal-provincial innovation programming under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

British Columbia Agriculture Research & Development Corporation:

$75,000 to advance public trust in the B.C. agriculture industry and food system. 

BC Cattlemen's Association:

$600,000 to expand a forage management tool to include additional sampling areas and a climate modelling component.

BC Dairy Association:

$22,000 in support of the BC Dairy Association's Dairy Farm Tour in January 2019.

EIO Diagnostics:

$100,000 to pilot and commercialize a new diagnostic device for early detection of mastitis in dairy cows.

Hallbar Consultants:

$35,000 in support of hosting the 2019 Value of Biogas West Conference.

Lower Mainland Horticultural Industry Association:

$78,000 to help bring highly qualified speakers from around the world to present at the Lower Mainland Horticultural Industry Association's Horticultural Short Course in January 2019.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University:

$193,260 to help commercialize a new Trichoderma-based biopesticide product.

University of British Columbia (UBC):

$450,000 to expand recently developed technology that can selectively breed bees to include six new traits.

University of British Columbia:

$360,000 to develop a new type of anaerobic digester that will be paired with new manure treatment technology at the UBC Dairy Research and Education Centre in Agassiz.

University of British Columbia:

$300,000 for a project to develop bacteriophage that will help eliminate pathogens on fresh produce.

University of British Columbia:

$225,000 to develop bacteriophage to help eliminate salmonella in poultry barns and processing plants.

University of British Columbia:

$130,000 to adapt nitric oxide technology to reduce dairy calf morbidity and mortality.

University of British Columbia:

$113,000 for a project to control hoof disease in dairy cattle.

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