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.
Two of Alberta’s premier agriculture applied research institutions are coming together to ensure the province’s agriculture industry has access to world-class researchers, resources and data. Lethbridge College and Olds College have signed a “memorandum of understanding” (MOU) focused on applied agriculture research.
One of the newest exhibits to open at Granary Road, located south of Calgary, showcases the cutting-edge work happening in the college’s Aquaculture Centre of Excellence (ACE) to an inquisitive and curious audience – school children and their families.
The expert scientists in Lethbridge College’s Aquaculture Centre of Excellence have launched a new series of courses that will provide aquaponics training to everyone from high school students to interested amateurs to experienced greenhouse technicians.
Lethbridge College’s ongoing commitment to support equity, diversity and inclusion on campus and in the community received a significant boost, thanks to a new grant from the Government of Canada.
A career in the corrections field led Ibrahim Turay to ask two important questions – what are the experiences that lead to Black youths being overrepresented in the Canadian justice system, and what can be done to help those young people before they ever enter the system?
Southern Alberta canola producers stand to benefit from a joint research project by Lethbridge College and Farming Smarter. The project will study the effects of strip tillage and precision planting on canola crops.
When two Calgary companies were looking to test out new technology for monitoring soil moisture in agriculture, there was only one place to go: Lethbridge College.
Lethbridge College researchers are doing their part to discover and develop new antibiotics by testing plants native to Alberta for antibiotic molecules.