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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New soil science prof to focus on sustainable nutrient management

September 16, 2020 — 
Dr. Xiaopeng Gao joined the Department of Soil Science as Assistant Professor in Soil Fertility and Agronomy on September 1.

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Tractor with sensors on field

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New research chair will reduce greenhouse gas emissions through better fertilizer management

September 14, 2020 — 
Mario Tenuta has been named the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in 4R Nutrient Stewardship

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Agriculture and the environment come together for new prof in Soil Science

September 2, 2020 — 
Dr. Inoka Amarakoon joined the Department of Soil Science as Assistant Professor in Environmental Soil Chemistry on July 1.

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Faculty adds expertise in soil and food sciences

September 1, 2020 — 
Dr. Inoka Amarakoon and Dr. Xiaopeng Gao joined the Department of Soil Science and Dr. Maneka Malalgoda joined the Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences.

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Rhea Teranishi with cattle

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Manure Manager: Clearing the air, one cow at a time

May 16, 2020 — 
Study explores how management strategies influence whole farm greenhouse gas emissions in cattle production systems

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a cross section of dark, rich soil

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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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

CTV: High lead levels in soil leave St. Boniface residents with questions

June 4, 2019 — 
Soil scientist Francis Zvomuya weighs in

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CBC: Drone footage shows extent of oil spill near St. Lazare, Man.

February 21, 2019 — 
Soil scientists offers his take: "They should be able to dig up the thin layer that is impacted by that oil, so the cleanup success should be relatively good."

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Western Producer: Soil erosion costs farmers $3.1 billion a year in yield loss: scientist

February 4, 2019 — 
Farmers may assume zero tillage or conservation tillage have fixed the problem, but that’s not the case.

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a sample of Manitoba's newdale soil

Dec. 5 was World Soil Day. It deserves celebration

December 5, 2018 — 
So we celebrate the cradle of creation for all terrestrial life – not figuratively, but literally, in the grand biblical way

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