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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News Archive

Bisons student-athletes pictured in ALC Agora

Bisons raise academic bar for fifth straight year

October 22, 2021 — 
At the completion of the 2020-21 season, 188 of the 360 University of Manitoba student-athletes qualified for U SPORTS Academic All-Canadian status

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


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

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


Prairie soils and crops facility rendering

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

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

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

Better Farming Prairies: Flowering habitat strips

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

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two female researchers setting up a specialized microscope

Research and International

Recent UM research findings suggest gender bias remains in NSE professions across Canada

September 28, 2021 — 
EDI and the sciences

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Biosystems Engineering Homecoming fireside chat

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Biosystems program recognizes outstanding alumni at Homecoming 2021

September 26, 2021 — 

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Michael Eskin

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Dr. Michael Eskin doubly honoured for achievements

September 8, 2021 — 

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