Justine Karst (Renewable Resources) explains the positive effects of mycorrhizal fungi on plant growth.
David Bressler (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) comments on the race to develop a better jet fuel for the future.
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.
Miles Dyck (Renewable Resources) will lead a multi-year soil health research project, which contributes to Alberta’s efforts to fight climate change and promote responsible nutrient management.
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.
Linda Gorim (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) discusses her research looking at harnessing sunlight to speed up canola production by measuring photosynthesis in more than 300 canola strains.
Yixiao Wang’s (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) research has been used to develop a tool for Western Canadian canola farmers to get a better idea of how a disease common to the plant could affect their bottom line.
Making beef more sustainable is one of the hottest topics in agriculture lately — and Gleise M. Silva is at the heart of it.
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 …
David Wishart (Science) and Graham Plastow (ALES – Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) are collaborating to develop the Arm-Chair Ranching app, a smart-device application that would use data regularly collected by cattle farmers to make optimal herd and animal management…