Garden manager speaks on planning early for spring plants

Volunteer Dion Bews, manager of the U of A’s Green and Gold Community Garden (ALES) advises gardeners to get their seeds early as more people take up the hobby during the pandemic. He also talks about the Green and Gold Garden’s fundraising mission and how the community can support the garden.

Will the Slender-Yoke Moss Be Saved?

René Belland (Renewable Resources) comments in this article about the slender yoke-moss, which is in danger of dying out and the actions being taken to save it. “We’ve seen gobs and gobs of money go into cod, bison, caribou, and polar bears,” he says, adding that mosses only got a seat at the

Indigenous knowledge should inform COVID-19 recovery strategy, say Yukoners in top science journal

A team of Yukoners has published a letter in the prestigious academic journal Science, arguing that Indigenous principles and knowledge should inform a global strategy for recovering from the pandemic. Co-author Jared Gonet (Renewable Resources) is interviewed.

Professor Catherine Field (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) one of seven University of Alberta academics named as Canada Research Chairs by the Government of Canada

An expert in nutritional immunology, Catherine Field focuses on how diet affects maternal and infant immune health, infant immune development, and dietary fat and breast cancer. Her work also provides dietary recommendations for lactating mothers, infants, and women with breast cancer.

Press Release: Trouw Nutrition announces strategic partnership with University of Alberta to spark animal nutrition innovation

We are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership between University of Alberta (UoA), one of Canada’s top teaching and research universities, and Trouw Nutrition, global leader in animal feeding solutions and services. Trouw Nutrition will work collaboratively with scientists of the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences (ALES), to enable the acceleration of key research and development activities using University of Alberta facilities. ALES is recognized for its strength in nutrition research across animals and humans.