Sask Ag Minister announces 11 million dollars in crop research support

Agriculture minister David Marit has announced crop research funding of $11-million for this year.

Marit says the federal-provincial funding will cover 47 crop-related research projects.

He says the projects include clubroot management, herbicide resistance and improving crop yields.

Marit says grain research has a payback of almost $9for every dollar put into it.

Various provincial organizations are providing an additional $8.7-million for the crop research.

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