|School of Agriculture awards 67 diplomas at 106th convocation|
May 6, 2013 10:15 AM
Sixty-seven graduates received their Diplomas in Agriculture at the 2013 convocation of the School of Agriculture held Friday, May 3 at the University of Manitoba. Tanner Nicoll of MacGregor received the Governor General's Bronze Medal, an award...
|Call for Papers - Szeged/UofM Partnership Conference Oct.10-11, 2013|
April 17, 2013 2:39 PM
The 4th Conference in the Szeged University-University of Manitoba series, which brings together scholars from Hungary and Canada every second year, will be hosted in Winnipeg, October 10-11, 2013. The title of this year's conference is "Place,...
|U of M Food Science, University of Western Ontario researchers to improve lives of poor in Malawi|
March 15, 2013 7:25 AM
Six thousand farm families in Malawi will have greater knowledge about sustainable food production thanks to an innovative new program supported by the Government of Canada, through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). The $3.4...
|Agroecology students host ecological and organic farming conference|
March 4, 2013 11:57 AM
The Ecological and Organic Farming Conference at the University of Manitoba’s Ian N. Morrison Farm on March 9 will bring together farmers, scientists and students to discuss topics from agroecological farming systems to weed management. The...
|Ag & Food Sciences endowment fund calls for applications|
February 8, 2013 9:55 AM
The Endowment Fund Committee of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences is once again seeking proposals from alumni, students, and academic and support staff of the Faculty for special projects requiring funding. The Endowment Fund,...
|Engineered microbes that convert waste into biofuels|
January 31, 2013 10:00 AM
The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) made aviation history last October by flying the first 100 per cent drop-in biofuel-powered civilian jet, with impressive results in terms of emissions savings and fuel efficiency. “Drop-in” biofuels...
|U OF M ALUMNA FIRST TO HOLD NEW PROFESSORSHIP IN AGRICULTURE RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE|
January 30, 2013 1:17 PM
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce Dr. Lysa Porth (PhD/11) has been selected to head the new Guy Carpenter Professorship in Agriculture Risk Management and Insurance in the Asper School of Business. The establishment of this...
|Dr. Stephen Blank: Stu Clark Distinguished Speaker Series, January 28-30|
December 17, 2012 3:00 PM
The Transport Institute in the I.H. Asper School of Business is proud to present a series of lectures (as part of the Stu Clark Distinguished Speaker Series) with Dr. Stephen Blank, Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Governance and Public...
|Alumni create delicious and healthy yogurt treat|
December 6, 2012 11:41 AM
Deka Treats, an innovative healthy treats company created by University of Manitoba alumni, was recognized as a top innovator at Innovate Manitoba’s inaugural Pitch’day. Deka Treats is comprised of Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, and...
|International agrologist program celebrates graduates, official status|
December 4, 2012 10:25 AM
The Internationally Educated Agrologists Pilot Program at the University of Manitoba celebrated two major milestones last week.
|Student entrepreneur heads to Big Apple for global competition|
November 8, 2012 3:51 PM
University of Manitoba Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences student Brett Sheffield will represent Canada in New York next week at the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) Global Finals, which showcase the talent of student business...
|Grads win Manning Innovation Award|
October 9, 2012 2:00 PM
Two U of M graduates have earned a coveted Innovation Award from the Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation.
|Caution: Aggie Bedpush in Progress|
September 26, 2012 2:50 PM
If you’re on the Trans-Canada Highway this weekend, keep an eye out for a bunch of students--and their bed. The University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences student group FASO (Faculty of Agriculture Students’ Organization)...
|Farm & Food Discovery Centre celebrates first anniversary during Open Farm Day|
September 13, 2012 10:00 AM
One year ago this weekend, the University of Manitoba’s Bruce D. Campbell Farm and Food Discovery Centre officially opened its doors.
|U of M innovator receives MCGA Scholarship|
August 2, 2012 8:57 AM
University of Manitoba's Ryan Murphy is the recipient of the 2012 Manitoba Canola Growers Scholarship.
|Carman open house and tour highlights crop research projects|
July 9, 2012 2:40 PM
Join us for the annual Crop Tour and Open House at the Ian N. Morrison Research Farm at Carman on July 25
|Natural systems highlighted at University of Manitoba field tour|
June 19, 2012 2:43 PM
The Ecological and Organic Farming Systems Field Day will offer participants an overview of the current research going on in natural systems agriculture.
|U of M agriculture student ploughs over competition, again|
May 18, 2012 11:34 AM
Diploma in Agriculture student Brett Sheffield won the 2012 Student Entrepreneur National Competition on May 9, winning $10,000 and a spot in the world competition in New York. Sheffield is owner of Sheffield Farms, a farm near Pilot Mound he...