Thursday, July 6, 2017

Elora gets $15.5-million beef research centre

Elora has been chosen for Canada’s newest and biggest beef research centre worth $15.5 million.

The Ontario government is contributing $12.4 million and the federal agriculture department and beef farmers the rest.

It will open in about 18 months, replacing buildings that opened in 1969.

It will bring together University of Guelph researchers from a variety of disciplines and will also serve as a student training centre.