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AgCanada forage breeder Surya Acharya has a lot of admirers, including Alberta ranchers Darren Bevans (on left), Doug Wray and Craig Lehr (flanking Acharya) and Graeme Finn (second from right). Also pictured are (from left) science director Reynold Bergen and executive director Andrea Brocklebank from the BCRC along with forage breeder Hari Poudel and forage agronomy technician Brandon Eisenreich from AAFC Lethbridge.

Lethbridge forage breeder receives top beef research award

Surya Acharya is not only prolific but knows what ranchers need in a variety

Reading Time: 2 minutes Renowned forage breeder Surya Acharya is the 2021 winner of the Canadian Beef Industry Award for Outstanding Research and Innovation. “Dr. Acharya is respected and appreciated by academics and producers alike,” said Matt Bowman, an Ontario producer and chair of the Beef Cattle Research Council. “His work addresses real industry obstacles with solutions that consider producers’ needs through […] Read more