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Accessible and user-friendly software for improved risk management in the sheep sector
News Release from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - read the full story
November 16, 2017 – Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce, Quebec – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
Lamb meat and mutton are increasingly popular food choices among Canadians, creating better business opportunities for sheep producers and the agricultural sector as a whole. The Government of Canada provides leading support for science and innovation in order to increase business profitability, enhance industry competitiveness, and foster growth and the creation of good, well-paying jobs.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament (Louis-Hébert), Joël Lightbound, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, today announced a contribution of up to $437,562 to Université Laval for the production of a new version of the Simulovins software, which will facilitate decision making for sheep farmers and steer them toward the most profitable models and production techniques.