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  • Lethbridge Research and Development Centre (Lethbridge, Alberta)
  • Established in 1906
  • Total staff: 226
  • Includes: 48 researchers
  • 1 Satellite location
    • Vauxhall Research Farm
  • Research focuses on:
    • One Health
    • Feedlot FInishing of Beef Cattle
    • Forage and Crop Breeding and Sustainable Production
    • Crop and Livestock Biotechnology
  • In support of 7 sector science strategies
    • Forages and Beef; Dairy, Pork, Poultry and Other Livestock
      • National mandate for research on feedlot finishing of beef cattle with a focus on:
        • Enhancing productivity
        • Reducing adverse environmental impacts
        • Beef production systems
        • Animal health and welfare
    • Biodiversity and Bioresources
      • Lethbridge RDC’s germplasm and rumen microbe collections support research programs by providing a long-term repository of microbial diversity
        • Collection includes anaerobic rumen fungi, a broad representation of rumen bacteria, and plant-associated fungi and bacteria
    • Cereal and Pulse; Oilseeds; Horticulture
      • Developing new varieties and sustainable crop production and protection technologies for crops on irrigated and dry lands
        • Beans, potatoes, rye, triticale, wheat
    • Agro-Ecosystem Resilience
  • Contact Information



5403 1st Avenue South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4B1
(403) 327-4561

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