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…

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.

‘Armchair rancher’ app could help beef producers make smart business decisions based on data

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.

Nutrition researcher receives new funding to find out why diet affects immunity

Catherine Field (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) received new funding for equipment to further her research to determine why diet affects immunity—part of $4.8 million in foundational research infrastructure for 23 projects out of the U of A.