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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New soil science professor pursues sustainable phosphorus management

October 4, 2022 — 
Joanne Thiessen Martens joined the Department of Soil Science as Assistant Professor in Soil Chemistry and Fertility on August 1, 2022.

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Aerial shot of field plots

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Research chair dedicated to integrated weed management

September 23, 2022 — 
Dr. Dilshan Benaragama is the Manitoba Crop Protection Chair in Weed Management, thanks to the support of grower organizations.

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School of Agriculture diploma students

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New Endowment Fund to support School of Agriculture’s teaching programs

September 21, 2022 — 
The new Endowment Fund will provide a pool of support aimed at worthy projects and programs consistent with the academic goals of the School of Agriculture.

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Leslie Redmond

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Supporting public health nutrition for all the goal of new professor

September 19, 2022 — 
Leslie Redmond joined the Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences as Assistant Professor in Food, Culture and Health on July 1, 2022.

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New plant science prof to delve into ecology and biology of weeds

September 12, 2022 — 
Dilshan Benaragama joined the Department of Plant Science as an Assistant Professor and industry research chair in Crop Protection (Weed Science) from May 1, 2022.

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CBC: A honey of a problem: Manitoba apiaries work to recover from huge winter losses

August 8, 2022 — 
The 2022 season has been 'been a pretty devastating year for beekeepers' in Manitoba and across Canada, says Jason Gibbs, associate professor of entomology at the University of Manitoba

EJ Fontaine, Ardell Cochrane and Robert Maytwayashing walk across a field.

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Video celebrates Indigenous alumni of Diploma in Agriculture program

July 28, 2022 — 
Video series celebrates accomplishments of Indigenous alumni and First Nations communities

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New name, new mission for Richardson Centre for Food Technology and Research

July 26, 2022 — 
World class research facility collaborates with the agri-food industry to advance food quality and human nutrition

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Distinguished professor and vice-president (research and international) Digvir Jayas.

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Digvir Jayas to be inducted into Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame

July 25, 2022 — 
Dr. Jayas will be recognized for his outstanding contributions to the agricultural sector

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UM food scientist Feliz Koksel

Manitoba Co-operator: Playing with food never gets old

July 13, 2022 — 
UM researcher specializing in plant proteins has won an award for emerging researchers

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