Funding to support research and development activities, including Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) and Ag Demonstration of Practices and Technology (ADOPT).
Agriculture Development Fund (ADF)
The Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) supports the growth of the agriculture industry in Saskatchewan. ADF develops solutions to emerging problems that constrain production and value-added processing.
Agriculture Demonstration of Practices and Technologies (ADOPT)
The ADOPT program provides funding to help producer groups and First Nations communities demonstrate and evaluate new agricultural practices and technologies at the local level. The results of successful trials can then be adopted by agricultural operations in the region.
Agriculture-Applied Research Management (Agri-ARM)
Producer-led groups enrolled in this program receive funding for operational costs and necessary infrastructure to support the delivery of agricultural demonstration and research activities.
Strategic Field Program
The Strategic Field Program (SFP) offers funding for rigorous field level demonstrations and/or the evaluation of targeted practices and technologies.
Strategic Research Initiative (SRI)
The Strategic Research Initiative (SRI) provides targeted funding to advance strategic priorities within the industry.
Strategic Research Programs (SRP)
The Ministry of Agriculture has committed to provide funding for the salaries and benefits of the Strategic Research Program (SRP) chairs for a five-year period.