Groundbreaking research could help ranchers optimize free-range grazing

Edward Bork & Carolyn Fitzsimmons (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) describe a new University of Alberta research project that could help ranchers customize their cattle to the type of pastures they have, creating economic and envir…

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.

High-tech feed bunks help rank bull efficiency

Agriculture Canada said studies at the U of A’s Kinsella Ranch, led by John Basarab (AFNS), found low residual feed intake animals had a tendency for low carcass weights, and heifers with a low RFI reached puberty later than high RFI heifers.