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The Integrated Agriculture Technology Centre (IATC)

Research Theme
Agriculture, Food and Environment
Lead Researcher
Dr. Willemijn Appels
Duration of Project
NSERC Technology Access Centre (TAC) Grants
Dr. Nick Savidov, Dr. Chandra Singh, Megan Shapka
Project Description

The Integrated Agriculture Technology Centre (IATC) at Lethbridge College provides vital support for the agriculture industry through three key services: applied research; technical services and consulting; and education and training. These services are centred on LC’s core areas of expertise: Aquaculture, Crop Production, and Wet Processing and provide Ag-tech, greenhouse, aquaculture, and large-scale crop producers with access to, customized services for, and first-hand research data on unique technologies including integrated food production systems, aerobic bioreactors, dewatering techniques, waste treatment, water processing, precision irrigation and fertigation, agricultural engineering, automation and control systems, post-harvest technology, organoleptics, and food safety.