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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

The Western Producer: More ag investment urged

February 23, 2024 — 
The Western Producer: More ag investment urged

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CNR train driving through Canadian Rockies. // Image from Canadian National Railway Company

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

The Western Producer: Railway system called well balanced

January 29, 2024 — 
Railway system called well balanced

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The Manitoba Legislature is shown in a file image. // Photo from Government of Manitoba/Facebook

Faculty of Arts

Winnipeg Free Press: ‘Not a typical year’: Manitobans’ priorities may have real impact on NDP’s first budget

January 11, 2024 — 
‘Not a typical year’: Manitobans’ priorities may have real impact on NDP’s first budget

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Winnipeg Free Press: Gas tax holiday rings in mix of hope, skepticism

January 3, 2024 — 
Winnipeg Free Press: Gas tax holiday rings in mix of hope, skepticism

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New academics bring diverse expertise to Faculty in 2023

December 1, 2023 — 
Four new professors began with the Faculty in 2023.

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Dr. Mostafa Shartaj

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New agribusiness prof to evaluate ag policy and producer decision-making

November 3, 2023 — 
Dr. Mostafa Shartaj joined the Department of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics as Assistant Professor in Resource and Environmental Economics on August 21, 2023.

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Yvonne Lawley, an assistant professor of plant science at the University of Manitoba, said cover cropping isn’t new, but the focus is extending the growing season into the early spring and late autumn. (Aaron Sousa/CBC)

CBC Edmonton: How a traditional farming practice is cropping up across Alberta

September 14, 2023 — 
How a traditional farming practice is cropping up across Alberta

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Bruce Dunning is a Virden town councillor. He also works as a consultant in the oil industry, a sector he's been employed in most of his life. (Josh Crabb/CBC )

CBC Manitoba: Oil production in Manitoba in 2022 outpaced average volumes in 2021 but will slow: professor

September 12, 2023 — 
Oil production in Manitoba in 2022 outpaced average volumes in 2021 but will slow: professor

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EMILI’s managing director Jacqueline Keen and EMILI’s director of agri-food data stand near a weather station at Innovation Farms on Aug. 16. (Winnipeg Free Press)

Winnipeg Free Press: Betting smart money on artificial intelligence

September 5, 2023 — 
Betting smart money on artificial intelligence

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

A new crop of academics join the Faculty

December 10, 2022 — 
New professors and instructors from a variety of disciplines began with the Faculty in 2022.

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