$2 million for Niagara College agricultural pilot project

March 18, 2009

The federal government has awarded Niagara College a 5-year grant worth $2.3 million under the new national College and Community Innovation Program for an agricultural pilot project. The project will involve researchers using real-time wireless sensor networks and advanced technologies to help agricultural land managers make the best use of available land from an economic and land stewardship standpoint. The program's official launch will take place Saturday. Welland Tribune