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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News Archive

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Food and COVID-19: What do we know?

March 30, 2020 — 
Food scientist Dr. Claudia Narvaez offers tips on food safety and handling

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Remembering Vern McNair, alumnus and communicator

March 20, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences mourns the passing of alumnus and former staff member Vern McNair (BSA/51) who died on March 11, 2020.

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Op-ed: School meals key to controlling diabetes rate

March 17, 2020 — 
Professor Joyce Slater shares her thoughts.

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Wpg Free Press: Canada’s farmers are starting to do things differently to lower greenhouse-gas emissions

March 9, 2020 — 
Soil scientists Mario Tenuta helps explain

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AG e-news February 28, 2020

February 28, 2020 — 
News and events from the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

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An artist' rendering shows a planned electric delivery van by Rivian. Amazon on Sept. 19, 2019, announced it ordered 100,000 electric delivery vehicles from Rivian. The custom vans are scheduled to begin deliveries by 2021. (Rivian/Handout/TNS)

Op-ed: Driving toward a rechargeable world

February 25, 2020 — 
When it comes to the transit fleet in Winnipeg, the home of North America’s leading bus manufacturer, isn’t it time for the three levels of government to come together around a fully electrified transit fleet?

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CBC: In search of the perfect loaf: U of M researchers hone science behind healthier bread that tastes good

February 20, 2020 — 
Scientists use Canadian Light Source to study how lower salt content influences bread dough and micro-bubbles

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University students solve world problems at Invent for the Planet competition

February 19, 2020 — 
Team "HUB-It", winners of the Invent for the Planet idea and design competition, took home the grand prize of $1,000, three months of mentorship at the North Forge Technology Exchange and the chance to continue to the final round in the international competition in Texas on March 31 – April 2. 

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New course ponders Indigenous issues in food systems

February 18, 2020 — 
Students will learn the role of Indigenous agriculture and food globally, and in their final project, develop a proposal addresssing a target issue

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We want your story!

February 18, 2020 — 
Help us inspire the next generation of agricultural and food science professionals

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