2020 - 2021 Faculty Conversation

June 9, 2021
Jim House, Manitoba Protein Research Strategy, Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba
Michael Janzen, Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
John Thoroski, Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba
Nancy Asen, Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba
"Advancing Protein Food Innovations at the University of Manitoba"

 

April 14, 2021
Ryan Cardwell, Department of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics, University of Manitoba
Jill Hobbs, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Saskatchewan
Alan Ker, Institute for the Advanced Study of Food and Agricultural Policy, Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Guelph

"How did Canadian food and agricultural markets hold up during the pandemic? Looking back after one year"

 

SPECIAL SEMINAR
April 8, 2021
Martin Entz, Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba
Will Bailey-Elkin, Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba
Katherine Stanley, Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba
Laura Telford, Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development
"Organic Agriculture Deserves a Seat at the Grown-ups' Table"

 

March 17, 2021
Jitendra Paliwal, Department of Biosystems Engineering and Associate Dean (Academic & Graduate Program), Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Manitoba
Colin Gilmore, Canada Research Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Price Faculty of Engineering, University of Manitoba
Kurt Hildebrand, Product Development Manager - Advanced Research, AGCO Corporation
"A made-in-Manitoba solution to monitoring stored grain"

 

February 17, 2021
Kyle Bobiwash, Department of Entomology, University of Manitoba
Emily Missyabit MacAuley, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Erica Oberndorfer, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
"Indigenous engagement and leadership in science"

 

January 27, 2021
Natalie Riediger, Assistant Professor, Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba
Myra Tait, Assistant Professor, Governance, Law and Management, Athabasca University
"Sticky money: exploring the acceptability of sugar-sweetened beverage taxation among Indigenous populations"

 

November 25, 2020
Dr. Mario Tenuta, Professor, Department of Soil Science, University of Manitoba
Dr. John Heard, Soil Fertility Specialist, Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development
Ms. Jennifer Sabourin, Research Manager, Antara Research
"The 4R Nutrient Stewardship Framework in the Research-Outreach-Advising Continuum"

 

October 21, 2020
Dr. Emma McGeough, Department of Animal Science, University of Manitoba
Dr. Doug Cattani, Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba
Dr. Francis Zvomuya, Department of Soil Science, University of Manitoba
"From grain to grazing: the intermediate wheatgrass potential"

2019 - 2020 seminars

March 11, 2020
Dr. Neil Holliday, Professor Emeritus, Department of Entomology
"Biological control: an evolving collaboration in an evolving field"

 

February 26, 2020
Dr. Timi Ojo, Agricultural Systems Modeller, Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development
"Forging a New Path in Weather Monitoring for Agriculture in Manitoba"

 

January 22, 2020
Dr. Carla Taylor, Professor, Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences
"Pulses for Your Pulse, Fats for Your Fat"

 

November 20, 2019
Dr. David Levin, Professor, Department of Biosystems Engineering
"Biotechnology for Sustainability"

 

October 31, 2019
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Professor, Faculty of Management, Faculty of Agriculture and Scientific Director of the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University
"Growing Demand for Canadian Plant Protein in an Evolving Global Marketplace"


October 22, 2019
Annual Daryl F. Kraft Lecture
Dr. Michele Veeman
Professor Emerita of Agricultural and Resource Economics in the Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology of the University of Alberta
"Trade Policy for Agriculture: How Politics is Trumping Economics"

 

September 12, 2019
Dr. Steve Marcroft, Marcroft Grains Pathology, Horsham, Victoria, Australia
"The Australian story of blackleg in canola: from crop destruction to 4 million tonnes"


April 26, 2019
Dr. Nathan Pelletier, NSERC/Egg Farmers of Canada Industrial Research Chair in Sustainability and Endowed Chair in Bio-economy Sustainability Management, University of British Columbia - Okanagan "Sustainability as (re)organizing principle and moving target: Considering the past, present, and future of industrial livestock systems"

 


April 10, 2019
Dr. Chengbo Yang, Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, and Dr. Francis Lin, Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Science
"Towards economical and faster methods for detecting mycotoxins in feeds and feed ingredients"

 

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