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乌发支持农业创新在孩子大学$ 500,000

财务承诺支持乌发创新实验室和JDB电子JDB电子游戏

(From left to right) Kevin Hoppins, Board Chair, UFA; Carol Kitchen, CEO, 乌发; Leona Staples, Board Chair, Olds College; Delanie Knull, Student; Stuart Cullum, President, Olds College(阿尔伯塔省卡尔加里 - 2018年10月23日) - 阿尔伯达合作有限公司联合农民 (“乌发“) 今天宣布$ 500,000的承诺,JDB电子和农业产业化重点创新和技术。  

五年的财政承诺使孩子大学创建乌发创新实验室,位于校园智能AG创新中心内。建设预计将在2018年12月完成。   

该实验室将成为“校园,让学生和教师能够获得和分享知识,建立网络,把创新理念变成能惠及农业产业化的技术解决方案专门的技术中心,”孩子大学校长,斯图尔特卡伦说。

“不仅是乌发捐赠的学生体验一种投资,但它在农业未来的投资,说:”卡伦。 “谁拥有在行业解决的问题产生了浓厚兴趣的学生,现在有一个地方去。他们将能够开拓思路,测试创新产品和工艺,最终表达的方式,将作出积极的企业创造力阿尔伯塔农业部门的影响“。

UFA President & CEO, Carol Kitchen says the donation makes sense from a business perspective. “At 乌发 we are committed to investing and supporting technology and innovation especially as it pertains to new solutions for agricultural industries. The investment at Olds College is another example of how as a forward-thinking co-operative, we are focused on collaborating with our agricultural partners to actively engage, learn from and work with young minds in our community. Ultimately, our goal is to support the success of our members and their operations. We are confident that the investment at Olds College will help to do just that today and well into the future.”

除了创作乌发创新实验室,捐赠将有助于基金JDB电子JDB电子游戏。智能场使用最先进的技术,提供一个动手的学习环境,为高校的学生和产业开发,集成和测试新的农业技术和实践的机会。

“这个捐款的影响力进一步达到高于大专,甚至为此事阿尔伯塔省,补充说:”卡伦。 “乌发创新实验室和JDB电子JDB电子游戏创建于行业和其他中学后教育机构一起工作之间的协作和研究,以推进农业产业化的开放环境。我们一起正在促进参与解决的问题和面临的挑战农业,才能让我们的公司部门,同时使用更少产生更多“。

该协议的签署带来了两个与省内丰富的农业历史悠久的倡导者在一起。作为成立于1909年的农业合作化,乌发工程,以改善经济和社会福祉的成员,业主和他们的社区。孩子大学敞开了大门,在1913年作为一个教育机构,今天是加拿大总理一体的综合性学习,专攻农业,园艺,土地和环境管理应用研究社区。这两个组织很高兴看到这个独特的合作伙伴,它适用于阿尔伯塔省的农业产业化的承诺。

当前年轻人的大学生,delanie knull是兴奋的投资。 “乌发创新实验室和JDB电子游戏是谁想要探索技术和尝试新事物的学生像我一样令人兴奋的机会。能够这样做,并通过在动手实验的设置,以了解什么是我最兴奋的。我渴望分享我的想法,并给他们带来的生活!作为农业的学生,​​你有时会想种地的样子的未来是什么。这是令人鼓舞的知道,组织像乌发位值在投资于我的未来,我认为这看上去很亮“。

  


关于乌发合作的限制:

Founded in 1909, UFA Co-operative Limited is an Alberta-based agricultural co-operative with more than 120,000 member-owners. UFA’s network comprises more than 112 bulk fuel and Cardlock Petroleum locations, 35 Farm & Ranch Supply stores and a support office located in Calgary, AB. Independent Petroleum Agents and more than 1,200 乌发 employees provide products, services and agricultural solutions to farmers, ranchers, members and commercial customers in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. For more information, visit www.ufa.com.

 

关于JDB电子:

Olds College is the premier Canadian integrated learning and applied research community specializing in agriculture, horticulture, land and environmental management. Olds College first opened its doors in November of 1913, and now includes programming that covers 动物科学s, 园艺, Land & Water, Fashion, 商业, Hospitality & Tourism, and Trades & Apprenticeships. Experience more at oldscollege.ca.