13 projects have also received funding under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership


The following 13 projects have also received funding from federal-provincial innovation programming under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

  • British Columbia Agriculture Research & Development Corporation:
    $75,000 to advance public trust in the B.C. agriculture industry and food system.
  • BC Cattlemen's Association:
    $600,000 to expand a forage management tool to include additional sampling areas and a climate modelling component.
  • BC Dairy Association:
    $22,000 in support of the BC Dairy Association's Dairy Farm Tour in January 2019.
  • EIO Diagnostics:
    $100,000 to pilot and commercialize a new diagnostic device for early detection of mastitis in dairy cows.
  • Hallbar Consultants:
    35,000 in support of hosting the 2019 Value of Biogas West Conference.
  • Lower Mainland Horticultural Industry Association:
    $78,000 to help bring highly qualified speakers from around the world to present at the Lower Mainland Horticultural Industry Association's Horticultural Short Course in January 2019.
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University:
    $193,260 to help commercialize a new Trichoderma-based biopesticide product.
  • University of British Columbia (UBC):
    $450,000 to expand recently developed technology that can selectively breed bees to include six new traits.
  • University of British Columbia:
    $360,000 to develop a new type of anaerobic digester that will be paired with new manure treatment technology at the UBC Dairy Research and Education Centre in Agassiz.
  • University of British Columbia:
    $300,000 for a project to develop bacteriophage that will help eliminate pathogens on fresh produce.
  • University of British Columbia:
    $225,000 to develop bacteriophage to help eliminate salmonella in poultry barns and processing plants.
  • University of British Columbia:
    $130,000 to adapt nitric oxide technology to reduce dairy calf morbidity and mortality.
  • University of British Columbia:
    $113,000 for a project to control hoof disease in dairy cattle.

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