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mud, grey and deeply cracked from drought

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Manitoba Co-operator: Rainfall 101: a refresher on how it makes or breaks your crop

June 23, 2023 — 
Revisiting the basics of how plants use that moisture top-up

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image of a soybean field

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Pulse Beat: Grain and Forage Legumes in Sustainable Crop Production

May 29, 2023 — 
Mario Tenuta discusses past and future benefits of pulse, soy and forage legume production to reduce nitrous oxide emissions.

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Cattle graze in a field

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Cattle Country: Sustainable Agriculture – Exploring Net Zero, Indigenous Agriculture, Biodiversity

May 24, 2023 — 
The following article was written by Peter Frohlich, National Centre for Livestock and the Environment (NCLE), University of Manitoba. It was originally published in Cattle Country in May 2023.

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Western Producer: Pulse crops have slashed GHG emissions, says scientist

February 20, 2023 — 
Soil scientist Mario Tenuta says Tenuta says increasing legume crop inclusions in rotations have a variety of benefits, including reducing nitrogen use.

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

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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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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Afua Mante

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Soil scientist seeks to address agroecosystem challenges through lens of sustainability

April 4, 2022 — 
Dr. Afua Mante joined the Department of Soil Science as Assistant Professor in Soil Physical Processes on January 16, 2022.

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Cristina Rosell, Dylan MacKay, Hooman Derakhshani and Afua Mante

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New profs broaden Faculty expertise in soils, animal health, food and human nutritional sciences

March 2, 2022 — 
Dr. Cristina Rosell and Dr. Dylan MacKay joined Food and Human Nutritional Sciences, Dr. Hooman Derakhshani joined Animal Science and Dr. Afua Mante joined Soil Science.uary 16.

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Clockwise from top left - Brian Amiro, Bogdan Slominski, Don Flaten, Stefan Cenkowski

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Four named professors emeriti in recognition of service to UM

September 30, 2021 — 
Brian Amiro, Stefan Cenkowski, Don Flaten and Bogdan Slominski honoured for their teaching, research and scholarship.

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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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