Progress toward pig disease resilience

Michael Dyck (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Sciences) is collaborating with researchers across Canada and the world to improve the genetics of the Canadian swine herd.

‘This is just a jewel’

Stan Blade (ALES dean) leads viewers on a tour of University of Alberta’s South Campus agricultural research facilities. CBC also shares some interesting facts about South Campus.

University of Alberta Botanic Garden set for December Luminaria

Kerry Mulholland (University of Alberta Botanic Garden) is interviewed as the garden announces its Luminaria programming throughout December.

Soil fungi act like a support network for trees: study

Joseph Birch (ALES) has new research giving new insight into the value of fungal networks to older trees – More environmentally beneficial for functions like capturing carbon and stabilizing soil erosion. First to show growth rate of adult trees linked to fungal networks colonizing their roots.

Kids get in free at the U of A Botanic Garden this fall

The University of Alberta Botanic Garden is giving kids and students free admission for the rest of the 2020 season. The decision was made in part to help families coping with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.