USask receives nearly $7M in funding for livestock health, sustainability research

February 4, 2020

The University of Saskatchewan has received nearly $7M in total funding from the Government of Saskatchewan's Agriculture Development Fund to address challenges with livestock farming. The funding includes a $3.2M investment in the USask Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence, as well as funding for research projects focusing on animal health and environmental impact reduction and support for 10 undergraduate summer research projects per year over five years. “This major funding commitment from our partners supports agricultural research essential to food security in Saskatchewan, Canada, and the world,” said USask Vice-President, Research Karen Chad. USask | StarPhoenix (SK)