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A cover crop grows between the rows of a field crop.

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

Survey finds on-farm cover crop innovation occurring across the Canadian Prairies

October 21, 2021 — 
Production method holds the potential to build soil health and store carbon in soils

A black graduation cap and black mask with a UM logo on it sit on top of a pile of books

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Fall Convocation: meet the class of 2021

October 15, 2021 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2021.  Fall Convocation will be held this year from Oct. 18-21 and on Nov. 10

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Laying hens

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

Glenlea Research Station receives support for egg research

October 8, 2021 — 
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are providing $1.5 million for Manitoba Egg Farmers to establish the Egg Layer Research and Public Engagement Facility at the University of Manitoba’s Glenlea Research Station

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AG e-news October 5, 2021

October 5, 2021 — 
News and events from the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

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Prairie soils and crops facility rendering

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

Manitoba Canola Growers support UM in advancing Canadian agriculture through new research facility

October 5, 2021 — 
Manitoba Canola Growers Association have committed $500,000 to support the construction of Prairie Crops & Soils Research Facility

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Clockwise from top left - Brian Amiro, Bogdan Slominski, Don Flaten, Stefan Cenkowski

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

Four named professors emeriti in recognition of service to UM

September 30, 2021 — 
Brian Amiro, Stefan Cenkowski, Don Flaten and Bogdan Slominski honoured for their teaching, research and scholarship.

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A flowering strip planted between fields.

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

Better Farming Prairies: Flowering habitat strips

September 29, 2021 — 
Research explores how planting flowering strips creates habitats for beneficial insects.

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Biosystems Engineering Homecoming fireside chat

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

Biosystems program recognizes outstanding alumni at Homecoming 2021

September 26, 2021 — 

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Michael Eskin

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

Dr. Michael Eskin doubly honoured for achievements

September 8, 2021 — 

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Royal Society of Canada

Highest honour for three UM professors

September 7, 2021 — 
Michael Eskin and Evelyn Forget are the newest UM Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada, and Meghan Azad is a newest UM Member

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