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Agassiz Research and Development Centre

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agassiz Research and Development Centre, British Columbia

6947 Highway 7
Post Office Box 1000
Agassiz, British Columbia
V0M 1A0

Telephone: 604-796-6100


Latitude: 49.242859
Longitude: −121.763138

The Agassiz Research and Development Centre was established by the Government of Canada under The Experimental Farm Station Act in 1886. The Centre consists of two independent research sites: Agassiz and Summerland. It is also associated with a satellite location—the Clearbrook sub-station, located 50 kilometres away in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

The scientific research of the Agassiz Research and Development Centre addresses national agricultural priorities in the areas of horticultural and field crop production and protection. These priorities include helping to adapt and remain competitive in domestic and global markets. The research mainly focuses on peri-urban agriculture, which seeks to improve understanding of the flows, interactions and impacts of agriculture systems within densely populated regions.

Facilities at the Agassiz Research and Development Centre

Current research activities

Research for healthier crops

Results of our research

Agro-ecosystem resiliency


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