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  • Lethbridge Research and Development Centre (Lethbridge, Alberta)
  • Established in 1906
  • Total staff: 225
  • 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
  • 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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