AAFC and MAFRD Invest in New Canola Research Lab Focused on Plant Pest Surveillance

The Canada and Manitoba governments have provided $250,000 in research funding and $969,000 for equipment to help identify and address problems caused by canola diseases and pests, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.

“The canola industry is an important economic driver, and our government is working to ensure farmers and producers have the tools they need to grow their business,” said Minister Ritz. “This investment will support research into disease prevention and resistance in canola, helping the sector remain profitable and sustainable.”

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