The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced a federal investment of $9.8 million to the Canadian AgriScience Cluster for Horticulture 4 in Abbotsford, BC yesterday. Cluster 4, led by the  Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC), will include an additional $7.7 million in contributions from industry, for a total investment of $17.5 million.

This approval is a result of the outstanding efforts of all the research teams and a great deal of industry collaboration and support. The Canadian AgriScience Cluster for Horticulture 4 focuses on innovation, competitiveness, and sustainability to ensure Canadian fruit and vegetable growers have the tools and resources they need to continue to grow high-quality, healthy fruits and vegetables for Canadians and the world.

Les activités facilitent la coopération entre AAC, les universités, les collèges et les chercheurs privés afin d'utiliser au mieux l'expertise scientifique disponible dans tout le Canada.

Pour lire l'annonce complète d'AAC, cliquez ici.