RDAR Announces New CEO to Continue Funding Agriculture Research in Alberta

RDAR Announces New CEO to Continue Funding Agriculture Research in Alberta

RDAR Board Chair, with our Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Mark Redmond as the Chief Executive Officer of RDAR effective March 1, 2021.

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RDAR allocates $3 Million to Funding Agriculture Research

RDAR allocates $3 Million to Funding Agriculture Research

Due to positive researcher response, RDAR puts forward additional $3 Million towards funding targeted ag research proposals

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A CLEAR PATH TO RESULTS

A CLEAR PATH TO RESULTS

RDAR Interim Board Chair Dave Chalack oversees the group's new approach to farm research.

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RDAR Board Director Dr. Stan Blade talks Knowledge Transfer with GrainsWest magazine

RDAR Board Director Dr. Stan Blade talks Knowledge Transfer with GrainsWest magazine

Dr. Stan Blade discusses the importance of knowledge translation and transfer (KTT) between scientists and farmers and the impact of Covid-19 on agricultural information exchange,

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Funding for producer-led research is on its way

Funding for producer-led research is on its way

RDAR and the AFC are set to roll out funding decisions for their 2020 calls for research proposals.

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Research Reset: RDAR TAKES A NEW RESULTS-DRIVEN DIRECTION

Research Reset: RDAR TAKES A NEW RESULTS-DRIVEN DIRECTION

An introduction to RDAR. A nimble, arm’s length from government agency, that is driven by producer-led research priorities.

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The Need For RDAR

The Need For RDAR

Get background on why Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR), a non-profit, arm’s-length agriculture research organization, was created and how it will operate to benefit Alberta’s ag industry.

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Dr. Chalack Talks About Results-Driven Agriculture Research

Dr. Chalack Talks About Results-Driven Agriculture Research

In late October, RDAR board chair, Dr. David Chalack had the opportunity to be featured on AgriPod, a weekly podcast about Canadian agriculture hosted by award-winning journalist Alice McFarlane.

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First Call for Applications!

First Call for Applications!

RDAR announces its initial targeted call for proposals.

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Expanding Agriculture Research at the U of A

Expanding Agriculture Research at the U of A

The University of Alberta will receive a $3.7-million grant to assist in the transition of critical agriculture research programs and researchers.

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Alberta’s Barley Program Moving to Olds College

Alberta’s Barley Program Moving to Olds College

Agriculture and Forestry’s field crop development centre will now be housed at Olds College, leveraging research capacity and creating new teaching opportunities.

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Expanding Research at the University of Lethbridge

Expanding Research at the University of Lethbridge

Agriculture and Forestry is increasing research capacity by transferring three priority agriculture research programs to the University of Lethbridge, growing its research depth and range.

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Investing in Research at Lethbridge College

Investing in Research at Lethbridge College

Alberta’s government is increasing research capacity by supporting the transition of the Alberta Irrigation Technology Centre (AITC) and the Brooks Greenhouse to Lethbridge College.

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Animal Health Research Boost for University of Calgary

Animal Health Research Boost for University of Calgary

The governments of Canada and Alberta are investing in critical animal health diagnostics at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.

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Initial Research Priorities Announced

Initial Research Priorities Announced

On October 14, 2020, our Advisory Committee released RDAR’s initial research priorities and shared them with the agriculture community.

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Transforming Agriculture Research in Alberta

Transforming Agriculture Research in Alberta

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Devin Dreeshen has announced the creation of Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR), a non-profit, arm’s-length agriculture research organization.

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Results Driven Agriculture Research

Results Driven Agriculture Research

This arm’s-length non-profit organization is dedicated to farmer-led research.

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