Swift Current Research and Development Centre

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  • Grass
  • Crops

The Swift Current Research and Development Centre (Swift Current RDC) was established in 1920 in Swift Current, Saskatchewan. It is one of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's (AAFC) network of 20 research and development.

The Centre is associated with two satellite locations:

  • Indian Head Research Farm (IHRF), Indian Head, SK; and

  • Prairie Directorate Regina Office, Regina, SK

Areas of Research

Swift Current RDC focuses on developing varieties of spring wheat and durum; agronomic research into pulses and specialty crops; environmentally-sustainable production practices; and improved nutrition for pasture-fed beef. It also leads initiatives on bio-products, environmental stewardship and sustainable development, including mitigating the impact of climate change and maximizing producer returns, while reducing agricultural impacts on the environment.

Sector Needs

The Swift Current RDC supports innovative research, development, technology and knowledge transfer activities related to the following AAFC Science Sector Strategies:

1 Airport Road
Swift Current, SK S9H 3X2
Canada
(306) 770-4400
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

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Scientists and researchers

Research Scientist
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
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Research Scientist
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Image Jatinder Singh Sangha
Research Scientist
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Research Scientist - Soil Microbial Ecology
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
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Research Scientist
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada