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$650,000 RDAR investment will accelerate beehive technology adoption, boost honeybee health and improve economics for Alberta beekeepers 

$650,000 RDAR investment will accelerate beehive technology adoption, boost honeybee health and improve economics for Alberta beekeepers 

Alberta Beekeepers Commission (ABC) and Vatorex will receive $653,227 in funding, with $161,000 cost-shared by the federal and provincial governments through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP). This project will position Alberta as a pioneer in beneficial beekeeping practices and sustainable apiculture. 

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ALUS Supports Drought and Heat Resilience with Support from Results Driven Agriculture Research

ALUS Supports Drought and Heat Resilience with Support from Results Driven Agriculture Research

RDAR is pleased to present ALUS with financial support of $150,000 of which the full funding amount comes from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP). This project will demonstrate the efficacy of Best Management Practices (BMPs) in creating resilience to drought and extreme heat throughout Alberta.

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Researchers aim to identify Bovine Respiratory Disease pathogens

Researchers aim to identify Bovine Respiratory Disease pathogens

Researchers in the University of Lethbridge's Southern Alberta Genome Science Centre and its bioinformatics core are collaborating with scientists at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to find viable solutions to mitigate Bovine Respiratory Disease — the most prominent feedlot cattle disease in North America — that is responsible for an estimated financial burden of $3 billion annually.

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