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soil science News Archive

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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Studying soil from space, funding annoucement

July 27, 2015 — 
Supporting soil science research by the Canadian Space Agency and the University of Manitoba

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