agriculture

August 02, 2018
Throughout the 1970s, SRC investigated pesticide spray drift, which happens when pesticides drift beyond the targeted crop area (including runoff from plants and soils) by accident. Learn about the field trials and the results of the study.
January 29, 2018
The prevalence and impact of Fusarium is spreading across the Canadian Prairie provinces, leading to concerns from industry around its potentially devastating impacts. Read more about a project to develop a test for wheat producers that will identify and quantify Fusarium species.
September 13, 2017
The Orange Wheat Blossom Midge fly is a scourge on wheat producers around the planet. The Midge Tolerant Wheat Stewardship group is working together to protect and ensure the future of the technology that is the sole line of defense against the midge fly. Learn more.
June 10, 2015
Saskatchewan has embraced biotechnology to deliver more value to the agriculture sector and enhance food security on a global scale. Now our collective and foundational strengths in agricultural biotechnology have created opportunities to apply these capabilities in other areas as well.
April 28, 2014
“Do you happen to have a gently used biodigester?” Our biodigester project with the Canadian Museum of Science and Technology started with an unusual question. Isn't that where innovation usually starts?
February 01, 2014
One of the Worst Natural Disasters in Canada The Agricultural Drought Adaptation project is the first work to comprehensively assess the severity, area and duration of past droughts across Canada. It...