Agassiz Research and Development Centre Infographic

Agassiz RDC Infographic
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  • Agassiz Research and Development Centre
  • Established in 1886
  • Total Staff: 52
    • Includes: 14 Researchers
  • 1 Satellite Location located at the Clearbrook Sub-Station, Abbotsford
  • A minor pesticide site that conducts research trials on potential solutions to grower-identified pest problems
  • Research Focuses on:
    • Soil Health Management
    • Biodiversity Enhancement
    • Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
    • Innovation Crop Production Systems
  • In Support of 5 Sector Science Strategies
    • Agro-Ecosystem Resilience
      • Conducting research on precise and sustainable management of nutrients from manure, municipal waste and mineral sources to maximize production and prevent negative environmental impacts
    • Biodiversity and Bioresources
      • Conducting intensive surveying and developing detailed understanding of biodiversity for the development of biological control approaches for insect pests in horticulture crops (Small fruits and vegetables)
    • Horticulture
      • Developing integrated pest management strategies, improving crop production and enhancing environmental performance (Small fruits / Vegetables and novel crops)
    • Forages and Beef; Dairy, Pork, Poultry and Other Livestock
      • Reducing inputs and increasing the efficiency of intensive forage production for the dairy industry
        • (Improve manure management of corn and grass forage for the dairy sector)
        • (Reduce greenhouse gas and ammonia emissions)
        • (Improve nutrient management)
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