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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Better Farming Prairies: Flowering habitat strips

September 29, 2021 — 
Research explores how planting flowering strips creates habitats for beneficial insects.

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Research and International

Recent UM research findings suggest gender bias remains in NSE professions across Canada

September 28, 2021 — 
EDI and the sciences

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Biosystems Engineering Homecoming fireside chat

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Biosystems program recognizes outstanding alumni at Homecoming 2021

September 26, 2021 — 

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Michael Eskin

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Dr. Michael Eskin doubly honoured for achievements

September 8, 2021 — 

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Royal Society of Canada

Highest honour for three UM professors

September 7, 2021 — 
Michael Eskin and Evelyn Forget are the newest UM Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada, and Meghan Azad is a newest UM Member

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Homecoming - join us September 24

Biosystems alumni celebrate golden anniversary

September 1, 2021 — 
Join us during Homecoming 2021 as we celebrate alumni award recipients

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Teachers recognized for excellence

September 1, 2021 — 
Three teachers in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences were recognized for their dedication and enthusiasm in providing a positive learning environment and their commitment to teaching excellence.

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Winter wheat in field

Prairie wheat research groups commit $3.5 million to UM for wheat breeding activities

August 31, 2021 — 
Valued at over $3.5 million over five years, this agreement will ensure the continuation of the successful Fusarium head blight (FHB) nursery program, along with the winter wheat breeding program

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In Memoriam: Dr. Marvin Seale, animal scientist

August 29, 2021 — 
Dr. Marvin Seale, retired professor emeritus in the Department of Animal Science, passed away on August 15, 2021.

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Digital agronomy professor to explore new technologies

August 23, 2021 — 
Dr. Nasem Badreldin joined the Department of Soil Science as Assistant Professor in Digital Agronomy on July 1.

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