Swift Current Research and Development Centre Infographic

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  • Swift Current Research and Development Centre (Swift Current, Saskatchewan)
  • Established in 1920
  • Total staff: 151
  • Includes: 22 researchers
  • 2 Satellite locations
    • Indian Head Research Farms
    • Prairie Directorate Regina Office
  • Research focuses on:
    • Genetic Enhancement of Spring Wheat and Durum
    • Pulses and Specialty Crops
    • Environmentally Sustainable Production Practices
    • Forage and Rangeland Management
  • Cereal and Pulse
    • Research on spring wheat and durum includes
      • Genomics-assisted breeding
      • Reducing disease-induced loss of market value and food quality
      • Resistance to pre-harvest sprouting and weather-related damage
      • Using pulses to increase systems sustainability
  • Forages and Beef
    • research activities focus on
      • Native forage breeding
      • Production and management
      • Ecologically based approaches and solutions
  • Agro-Ecosystem Resilience
    • Enhancing environmental performance and sustainability by
      • Reducing crop input, enhancing input use efficiency
      • Integrating trees with crops
      • Riparian ecology and biodiversity
      • Improving soil, water and air quality
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