Events & News

NCLE is committed to encouraging knowledge sharing among researchers, students, government, industry and other interest groups as well as with the general public. There are a number of venues and forums through which this can be accomplished.

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    • Seminar: NCLE: a ten-year evolution
      Video recording now available

      Christine Rawluk, NCLE Research Development Coordinator
      National Centre for Livestock and the Environment, University of Manitoba

    • Seminar: Sustainability in PRACTICE – Learning from Producer Experience
      Video recording now available
      - Adam Gurr is a no-till grain farmer and on-farm researcher. He also operates Agritruth Research Inc., an independent agronomic research company. Follow @GurrAdam and @Agritruth
      - Kristine Tapley raises beef cattle and is the regional beef production specialist with Ducks Unlimited Canada. Kristine has stated “conservation matters as much as cattle”
      - Ryan Boyd is a self-described “family farmer growing grain, grass and soil” practicing crop-livestock integration. Follow @Glantonboyd

    • Seminar: So What and Who Cares? How agriculture can get urban media's attention
      Video recording now available

      Owen Roberts, Director, Research Communications, University of Guelph
      President of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists
      Ed Cassavoy, Director of Reader Engagement and Content Commercialization, The Toronto Star


    • Seminar: The Science of Science Communication
      Video recording now available

      Dr. Jennifer Gardy, BC Centre for Disease Control, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
      Canada Research Chair in Public Health Genomics

    • Seminar: McDonald’s Perspective on Sustainable Food Systems
      Video recording now available

      Jeffrey Fitzpatrick-Stilwell

      Senior Manager, Sustainability
      McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited

    • Seminar: Food production for enough healthy consumption
      Video recording now available

      Dr. Ralph C. Martin
      Professor and Loblaw Chair in Sustainable Food Production
      Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph

    • Seminar: Contemplating the Role for Animal Agriculture in Environmentally Sustainable Food Production
      View online here (Free RealPlayer download http://www.real.com/)

      Join Dr. Henry Janzen, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada-Lethbridge, as he encourages us to seriously contemplate the long term sustainability of this practice.
      View online here (Free RealPlayer download http://www.real.com/) 
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      Funding announcement for integrated manure and soil research: Research supports on-farm adoption of clean technologies

      April 24 2017 - Member of Parliament Terry Duguid (Winnipeg South) announced an investment of $1.9 million for a project with the University of Manitoba to study strategies for reducing greenhouse gases on Canadian cattle farms. View the full article

      Funding provided by AAFC Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Program. Additional Funding Sources (Cash and In-Kind): Feedlot Health Services, Manitoba Pork, Dairy Farmers of Manitoba, Manitoba Beef Producers

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      Role of climate change in shaping Prairie agriculture 2050

      Over 20 experts present their vision of how a changing climate might shape future Prairie agricultural systems in a Green Paper prepared for the Alberta Institute of Agrologists. Crop selection, pollinating insects, weeds, pathogens, transport, insurance, trade agreements, beef cattle, the food on our plate are some of the topics explored. Read more

       

      Contact Christine Rawluk to learn more.