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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Weed scientist recognized for research achievements

November 30, 2016 — 
Dr. Rob Gulden received the Excellence in Weed Science Award from the Canadian Weed Science Society

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Dr. Entz at Glenlea light

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Manitoba organic research hits major milestone

September 16, 2016 — 
As Canada gets set to celebrate national Organic Week September 17 to 25, researchers and producers in Manitoba are planning their own celebration.

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Bailey Rankine collecting data in Western Australia

CANDID: Meet Bailey Rankine

March 10, 2016 — 
Her research has taken her from sea turtles to oats. She fears no animals, love the Dallas Cowboys, fishing and one particular podcast.

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Anita Brule-Babel

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

$1.9 M for winter wheat breeding at the University of Manitoba

February 19, 2016 — 
The Western Grains Research Foundation and the University of Manitoba have renewed their partnership in wheat breeding

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Sustainable farm systems focus of field day

June 25, 2015 — 
Designing productive farming systems that require fewer chemicals and incorporate compost will be the focus of a field tour hosted at the University of Manitoba Glenlea Research Station on July 8.

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a cross section of dark, rich soil

What organic soils and teenagers have in common

June 23, 2015 — 
For healthy results, you have to force them to look after themselves

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power lines against the orange sky of a setting sun

New funding lets researchers improve our systems

January 20, 2015 — 
$1,025,839 awarded to four U of M research projects

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greenhouse agriculture plants

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Urban agriculture takes root at U of M

June 11, 2014 — 
A way for students to explore urban food production

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Classroom chalkboard

What makes someone smart?

April 24, 2014 — 
We have smart people here at the U of M so we thought we'd ask them for their thoughts.



Research and International

Alien trees?

October 11, 2013 — 
Are alien trees growing on campus, you be the judge.


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