UFV Agriculture Centre of Excellence receives federal funding

August 12, 2014

Western Economic Diversification Canada will contribute more than $2.1 M to be used for new training equipment at the University of the Fraser Valley’s Agriculture Centre of Excellence. The equipment will enhance existing programs as well as be used in 2 new programs focused on the design and implementation of automated agricultural systems and robotics. “Thanks to this investment from Western Economic Diversification Canada, the Agriculture Centre of Excellence will be well-equipped to train students on the latest in agricultural mechatronics and robotics. With this training, students will enter the workforce ready to design and maintain the advanced technologies that will help innovate agriculture in BC,” said Barry Delaney, Chair of the UFV board of governors. UFV News Release