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