Graham Plastow (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) is mixing agriculture with AI to develop a tool that will help ranchers get ahead of trends in everything from weather to beef prices.
Keisha Hollman (Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) led a study for her master’s degree looking at new clubroot pathotypes that are emerging in canola fields across the Prairies.
Stephen Strelkov (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) is one of Western Canada’s crop disease specialists who’ve spent the past few months finalizing results from canola field disease surveys executed during the 2020 growing season.
With help from dozens of Alberta farmers—and one well-timed birth of a calf— Frank Robinson’s (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) online animal science course is giving U of A students an inside look at the agricultural industry.
Frank Robinson (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) is connecting students with farmers, providing real-world agricultural experiences.
Sheau-Fang Hwang (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Sciences) is interviewed about research she conducted on a particular product’s effect on clubroot in canola. While the results are intriguing, Hwang notes much more research would be needed to confirm effectiveness in the field and …
Ellen Goddard (Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology) predicts larger problems on the horizon, due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, for those suffering from food insecurity.
This map, created by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, shows the dominant agricultural systems around the world. (The dark-green areas are forests and the grey is desert.) Photo: Graphic: FAO/State of the World’s Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture (SOLAW)