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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News Archive

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Aggie Bedpush returns to raise funds for charity

October 14, 2022 — 
Students from the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences push a bed on wheels in several Manitoba communities.

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Michael Eskin

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Food chemist named distinguished professor

October 14, 2022 — 
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences professor Dr. Michael Eskin has been recognized for his outstanding distinction in research, scholarship, creative endeavours, professional service and teaching.

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Digvir Jayas

Research and International

Celebrating the legacy of Dr. Digvir Jayas

October 11, 2022 — 
This week we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Digvir Jayas as vice-president, following the conclusion of his 13-year tenure as vice-president (research and international) (VPRI), and prior eight-year term as associate vice-president (research).

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Natasha Jacobson

Price Faculty of Engineering

New biosystems engineering instructor helps students explore meaningful careers

October 7, 2022 — 
Natasha Jacobson joined the Department of Biosystems Engineering (co-located in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and the Price Faculty of Engineering) as Instructor II on July 1, 2022.

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Joanne Thiessen Martens

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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From top left, clockwise: Dilshan Benaragama, Natasha Jacobson, Leslie Redmond and Joanne Thiessen Martens

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

A new crop of academics join the Faculty

September 30, 2022 — 
The new professors and instructors joined the departments of plant science, soil science, food and human nutritional sciences, and biosystems engineering.

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences students and staff chat at a barbecue in a green space.

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Campus abuzz with return of students, staff

September 30, 2022 — 
The Faculty welcomes back in-person learning and fun activities for all.

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

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

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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