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Law student Rayanna Seymour and professors Katherine Starzyk and Karen Busby (left to right) are studying which strategies work best when advocating for drinking water rights. (Photo by Victoria Grima.)

From the lab to the reserve

June 6, 2017 — 
Science and engineering students breaking out of the lab and heading for First Nation reserves to put their education into action got some tips from those who have walked that path before them

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a cross section of dark, rich soil

Frozen soils overlooked as greenhouse gas emitter and reduction opportunity

March 10, 2017 — 
New Canadian study shows we need to recalculate global greenhouse gas emissions

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Wisconsin State Farmer: Refining nutrient management for cold climates

December 20, 2016 — 
“Models don’t always work," soil scientist tells packed room.


(L-R) Ruth Ann Marrie and Annemieke Farenhorst.

Duo among Canada’s most powerful women

November 23, 2016 — 
U of M researchers named to Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards

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CBC: Health Canada on Winnipeg using years-old malathion

July 22, 2016 — 
University of Manitoba Soil Science professor Annemieke Farenhorst says expiry dates on chemicals make sense.



Western Producer: You grew canola, now what?

July 8, 2016 — 
Mario Tenuta, soil ecologist at U of M, shares some new insights on soil chemistry with farmers


Rethinking stink about antibiotics in manure

June 15, 2016 — 
Antibiotics and manure. You probably don’t think of them at the same time. But across North America, manure and antibiotics often share the same pile.

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Soil scientist honoured for contributions

May 26, 2016 — 
Dr. David Lobb receives the Fellow Award from the Canadian Society of Soil Science.

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

The Joy of Composting

October 6, 2015 — 
Free workshop aimed at mid-sized garden operators

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SMAP taking data from space

Studying soil from space

July 28, 2015 — 
U of M chosen by space agency to participate in the scientific validation of NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission

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