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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News Archive

Gabriella Beckta Bayer working next to a Bayer field

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Co-operative education programs give students competitive edge

July 22, 2024 — 
Co-operative education programs at the University of Manitoba, like the one in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, play a pivotal role in setting up students for success after graduation.

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Tasters Needed – Wild Rice Research Study

July 19, 2024 — 
We are recruiting ten to twelve volunteers to participate in a Sensory Research Study in Food and Human Nutritional Sciences in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences called Flavouromics for Wild Rice.

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Dr Don Flaten lectures in a field

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Don Flaten inducted into Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame

July 17, 2024 — 
The professor emeritus in the Department of Soil Science was honoured for his significant field research in soil fertility and crop nutrition, his extension with commodity groups, industry and government and his dedication to agricultural education.

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A group of people posing in front of a banner

Price Faculty of Engineering

Engineering Responses to Wicked Problems

July 15, 2024 — 
The theme of the conference, “Engineering Responses to Wicked Problems,” emphasized the difficulty of issues in our current world. It aimed to focus attendees' on problems that are seemingly impossible to solve because of incomplete, contradictory and changing requirements.

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Support staff winners 2024

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Support staff awards presented in Agricultural and Food Sciences

July 11, 2024 — 
Each year the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences calls for nominations of a support staff member or team who have made outstanding contributions in support of the teaching, research, service and outreach goals of the Faculty.

Collage of RBC winners 2024

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Meet the RBC Scholars

July 9, 2024 — 
Learn more about the students working with Faculty researchers on low-emission agriculture and food systems research.

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Signatories of Memorandum of Understanding pose together for a photo at Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University of Fez.

Research and International

UM grows partnerships for sustainable agriculture in Africa

July 8, 2024 — 
UM has signed four new partnership agreements with institutions across the North African nation of Morocco.

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Dr. Mark Belmonte, Biological Sciences

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Western Producer: Wet conditions stoke sclerotinia fears

July 3, 2024 — 
Wet conditions stoke sclerotinia fears

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Instructor Snehil Dua

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Bringing work-integrated learning into the classroom with Dr. Snehil Dua

July 2, 2024 — 
The hot lunch project is one of many ways that Dr. Snehil Dua incorporates Experiential Learning (EL) into her teaching. She is always looking for ways to help her students be prepared for the dynamic demands of the food industry.

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Research and International

UM-led research paves way for climate adaptive food systems for Indigenous and marginalized groups

June 21, 2024 — 
A diverse team of researchers spanning six continents and more than ten countries has received funding from the Government of Canada to improve access to culturally significant foods for disadvantaged communities around the world.

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