What we're exploring

  Creating knowledge, proposing and testing solutions to increase production and processing

  Supporting Indigenous innovation

  Leading smart farm development: using digital technology to optimize production

  Strategic partnerships with ag start-up companies

Getting new designs and technology to producers through partnerships with federal and provincial governments and producer groups

  Creating international partnerships so Saskatchewan innovations reach global markets

Why it matters

  USask is in the center of more than 85 percent of all the arable land in Canada

  USask Engineering has historically played a significant role in developing and supporting this sector

  World population has tripled since the 1950s; arable land has only marginally increased

  Saskatchewan's Growth Plan for the Next Decade of Growth 2020-2030 has set several targets for agriculture