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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Grain News: Seeding rate may help manage flea beetle populations

February 7, 2024 — 
Seeding rate may help manage flea beetle populations

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Western Producer articles about winter wheat and oat protein

January 5, 2024 — 
Western Producer articles about winter wheat and oat protein

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Feed Strategy: Enzyme could give canola meal probiotic properties

January 4, 2024 — 
Enzyme could give canola meal probiotic properties

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Manitoba Co-operator: Canola sector gets research funds boost

November 23, 2023 — 
The federal government and canola sector team up for another five-year research cluster

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Martin Scanlon

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Winnipeg Free Press: Canola industry gets $9-M boost Federal agriculture minister announces funding for important Canadian crop

November 15, 2023 — 
Canola industry gets $9-M boost Federal agriculture minister announces funding for important Canadian crop

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UM researcher Thilini Dissanayake holds up a canola-based product that could replace plastic.

BNN Bloomberg: Creating a canola-based plastic alternative

August 16, 2023 — 
Creating a canola-based plastic alternative

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UM researcher Thilini Dissanayake holds up a canola-based product that could replace plastic.

The end of plastic pollution starts in a field

July 28, 2023 — 
How do we drop our reliance on plastic packaging? The answer just might be found in a field of canola or in a UM lab. 

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Solvent casing is used to form canola protein into a plastic-like film.

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Manitoba Cooperator: Creating a canola-based plastic alternative

July 19, 2023 — 
New research turns canola protein into strong, flexible films meant for food packaging

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