Tasters needed – Acceptability of bread with pea and wheat flour
We are recruiting 100 volunteers to participate in a Sensory Research Study in Food and Human Nutritional Sciences in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences.
Faculty researchers tackle projects thanks to federal funds
Researchers in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS) received grants worth over $1.1 million in 2023 from the Government of Canada which were announced nationally last week.
Winnipeg Free Press: Ticks that cause allergy to meat, dairy spotted in Manitoba
A Winnipeg man is warning people to be on the lookout for a rare tick that can cause an allergy to red meat, after one was found embedded in his dog's skin.
Animal scientist wins national recognition for "critically important" beef production research
Dr. Kim Ominski, professor and acting head in the Department of Animal Science, was honoured recently with the Canadian Beef Industry Award for Outstanding Research and Innovation for her extensive work looking at sustainable cattle production systems.
CTV News: Seeing more wasps? Jason Gibbs, associate professor of Entomology explains why and what to do about them
Jason Gibbs, associate professor of Entomology talks to CTVnews.ca about the different kinds of wasps we’re seeing across Canada, what threatens them and how to deter them from your next backyard event or patio adventure.
Winnipeg Free Press: I scream, you scream, we all scream for…lupin?
It swirls like a vanilla soft serve. It comes in the same cup or cone as a vanilla soft serve.
Bridge Drive-In, the University of Manitoba and a Calgary-based business have jointly tried their best to replicate the vanilla soft serve.
Meet a Researcher – Dr. Dilantha Fernando
CLearn more about the important impact Dilantha has on crop disease research in this Manitoba Crop Alliance feature.
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New biosystems engineering professor pursues carbon-neutral bioproducts
Dr. Warren Blunt joined the Department of Biosystems Engineering as Assistant Professor in Sustainability Engineering on July 1, 2023.
Role of cattle in preserving carbon stocks and biodiversity
A presentation with Dr. Tim McAllister - Principal Research Scientist, Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Principal Research Scientist, University of Calgary, Chair, Livestock Environmental Partnership, United Nations
A special seminar co-presented by the National Centre for Livestock and the Environment and the Department of Animal Science, University of Manitoba.
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Do-it-yourself insulin management tech gets national acceptance
DIY systems are a type of automated insulin delivery. The need for "diabetes-life balance" has been difficult for many people with diabetes, but as research and technology evolves, so do the ways to manage the chronic disease.
Michael Eskin inducted into Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame
Dr. Michael Eskin, professor in the Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences, was inducted this week into the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame in honour of his world-recognized expertise in canola oil research and his many contributions to Manitoba’s agri-food community.
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Groundbreaking initiative sets Manitoba on path to become global potato industry leader
Industry partnerships help UM establish new Research Chair in Potato Sustainability
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