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Potato research lab shares milestones at open house

More than 300 people stopped by Fredericton Research and Development Centre's open house.

August 25, 2017  By CBC News



August 25, 2017, Fredericton, N.B. – Benoit Bizimungu spends about 12 years working on a single type of potato, trying to develop a more resilient crop that requires less fertilizer or chemical.

The research scientist had a chance to share his work with the public last week when his workplace, the Fredericton Research and Development Centre, opened its laboratory doors to the public on Saturday, Aug. 19th.

More than 300 people stopped by the open house to get a peek into the federal facility, which primarily focuses on researching potatoes. READ MORE 


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