Funding for the three U of S projects comes from AAFC's Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Program (AGGP). Together, they will create jobs for about 10 graduate students, plus about a dozen summer student positions.
"As our world's population grows, farmers face an increasing challenge to feed everyone adequately, safely and sustainably," said Karen Chad, U of S vice-president research. "Knowledge created by this research in one of our signature areas will help farmers as they strive to produce more food while safeguarding the environment."
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