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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News Archive

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Governments of Canada and Manitoba invest nearly $100,000 to upgrade horticulture storage facility

January 26, 2023 — 
The investment will allow researchers to conduct post-harvest potato storage research that will be representative of on-farm storage at potato producer operations.

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Top Crop Manager: Crop collaboration

January 11, 2023 — 
A Three Sisters project in Manitoba aims to increase diversity and build community.

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Better Farming Prairie: Reading FHB Resistance Ratings

January 6, 2023 — 
UM research not only assists in assessing Fusarium head blight but helps guide breeding programs towards FHB resistance.

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CBC: It might bug you, but University of Manitoba’s insect collection is key to understanding the world

January 5, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba is home to one of largest insect collections in Canada, a valuable tool which can help discover ways in which climate change is threatening biological diversity.

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Michele Rogalsky accepting the 2022 Wilson Loree Award from Wilson Loree.

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Retired School of Agriculture director recognized for contributions to farm management excellence

December 21, 2022 — 
Michele Rogalsky was announced as the 2022 recipient of the prestigious Wilson Loree Award.

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Organic agronomy training aims to respond to growing demand from producers

December 20, 2022 — 
A free course in early January offers agronomists and farmers the opportunity to learn from one of the Canada's top organic experts.

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Android Artificial Pancreas System

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Winnipeg Free Press: It’s time Canada funded advanced diabetes treatment

December 12, 2022 — 
It’s been 101 years since the discovery of insulin made survival as a person with Type 1 diabetes possible. It’s also the best time in history to be someone with Type 1 diabetes -- but only if you can afford the technology. Few in Canada can or are covered for costs through public or private plans. I’m one of the lucky ones.

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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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Dr. Alankrita Goswami

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New Agribusiness prof to leverage economic knowledge to benefit stakeholders

December 8, 2022 — 
Dr. Alankrita Goswami joined the Department of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics as Assistant Professor in Supply Chain Disruption in Crop and Livestock Sector on November 1, 2022.

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Dr. Harmeet Chawla

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New Plant Science prof to use bioinformatics to design resilient crops

December 1, 2022 — 
Dr. Harmeet Singh Chawla joined the Department of Plant Science as Assistant Professor in Plant Genomics and Genetics on August 15, 2022.

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