Funding for research and development activities. Programs include Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) and Ag Demonstration of Practices and Technology (ADOPT).
ADF project funding is designed to support the sustainability of Saskatchewan agriculture by helping develop solutions to emerging problems that affect production.
ADOPT provides funding to help producer groups evaluate and demonstrate new agricultural practices and technologies at the local level.
Support for the provincewide Agri-ARM network of applied research and demonstration sites, which aim to increase the adoption of new agricultural production technologies and practices.
The Strategic Field Program offers funding for rigorous field level demonstrations and/or the evaluation of targeted practices and technologies.
The Strategic Research Initiative provides targeted funding to advance strategic priorities within the industry.
SRP supports 14 Strategic Research Chairs at the University of Saskatchewan. The chairs are tasked with exploring and developing innovative ideas, new knowledge and technologies in key areas, including crop genetic improvement, livestock development, food and bio-products development and soils and environment.