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Prairie Innovation Centre for Sustainable Agriculture

Assiniboine College has a plan to grow from less than 300 students in agriculture, environment and related technology programs to more than 800 students. This one-of-a-kind Canadian college project, located at Assiniboine’s North Hill campus, will combine indoor and outdoor learning spaces for seamless, hands-on experimentation and training experiences.

Did you know? 88% of our recent graduates stay in Manitoba according to our 2019 Graduate Satisfaction and Employment Survey.

The Prairie Innovation Centre will support the demand for skilled and experienced agricultural training, increasing Assiniboine’s on-campus capacity to more than 800 students annually. The Prairie Innovation Centre will be the hub for agriculture innovation. The academic heart of agricultural and environmental education in Western Manitoba, preparing the next generation of skilled professionals.

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New programs, such as Robotics and Industrial Automation, Food Science Technology and Advanced Agriculture, will highlight interdisciplinary training in agriculture, environment, and technology-related fields to produce skilled and adaptable graduates.

Applied Research

The Centre will be a hub for collaboration, innovation, and incubation. Assiniboine will be recognized as your go-to-problem-solvers for agricultural-related practical challenges.


Building on Assiniboine’s current research into food security, future applied research will focus on practical problems and contributing to sector research and development.

Ag Belongs Here: Case for Support

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