A growing research partnership between Lethbridge College and Southern Irrigation will provide valuable insight that could help producers maximize their crop production. The college and Southern Irrigation are studying the opportunities created by subsurface drip fertigation, a method that applies water and fertilizer directly to the rootzones of plants through a series of pipes.
Lethbridge College has received nearly a million dollars in new federal funding to level up its virtual and augmented reality research by hiring new staff and increasing its industry-driven research capacity.
The Grande Cache Dinosaur Track site, located on the edge of the Rocky Mountains northwest of Edmonton, is the only large-scale exposure of dinosaur tracks known in Canada. Thanks to researchers from Lethbridge College, visitors to the Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre can follow in these dinosaurs’ footsteps.
RDAR commits $783K to grow Alberta’s burgeoning AgTech sector with Sunterra Greenhouse and Lethbridge College
Results Driven Agriculture Research will invest $783,205 in a partnership between Lethbridge College and Sunterra Greenhouse to advance innovative indoor growing techniques in Alberta.
Lethbridge College’s skilled faculty and staff members are putting their expertise to work to help industry find solutions to real-world issues. The innovative projects will be supported by the 2021-22 internal research grants awarded by the college’s Centre for Applied Research, Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
A Lethbridge College research project is giving insight into southern Alberta’s sturgeon population while offering students valuable first-hand experience in the field. The project aims to develop a greater understanding of viruses affecting sturgeon in the South Saskatchewan River basin.
In support of Alberta’s economic recovery, seven of Alberta’s colleges and polytechnics have signed a declaration to work together to advance agriculture and food research in Alberta.
Lethbridge College has received one of the most significant financial boosts to its applied research activities in the college’s history. The Canada Foundation for Innovation has awarded two grants to Lethbridge College, totalling more than $1.3 million.
Irrigation researchers at Lethbridge College have long been working on optimizing the amount of water needed to grow crops in a variety of fields, but new funding will allow the team to get a more accurate view of how much moisture is present below the surface.
A sweet new Lethbridge College research project exploring how automation and wireless technology can improve sugar beet storage is getting a boost after securing new funding from Alberta Innovates.