From Recife to Edmonton: Dr. Gleise Silva takes the helm of new research chair

A story featuring Gleise Silva (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) recently appointed as the inaugural Beef Cattle Research Council-Hays research chair in beef production systems.

Dairy researcher aims to buy more time for dairy calves to absorb vital antibodies

PhD candidate Becs Hiltz (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) is picking up where scientists left off 40 years ago, trying to solve a problem of delayed immunity that affects nearly a third of calves worldwide.

University of Alberta researcher will focus on beef costs

Gleise M. Silva (Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science), U of A’s incoming BCRC-Hays Chair in Beef Production Systems, discusses how she will work with prairie farmers and ranchers to help them find ways to cut the cost of raising cattle while …

Beef sector survived COVID shocks

“After a year of adjusting to the shocks associated with COVID-19, the Canadian cattle and beef sector faces a relatively optimistic future,” writes James Rude (Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology) in the Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics.