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MALE CHICK CULLING IN EGG INDUSTRY COULD END, THANKS TO CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY

Thu, 2016-06-23 13:56

 

Harry Pelissero is the general manager of Egg Farmers of Ontario, which has been working with Michael Ngadi, a professor of bioresource engineering at McGill University, to develop a machine that selects female eggs before they're hatched.

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Macdonald Undergraduate Student Fall Orientation

Sun, 2016-08-28 (All day) - Fri, 2016-09-02 (All day)
Centennial Centre : 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

 

Join us in welcoming new undergraduate students to Macdonald!

A series of special and informative events have been planned to help integrate new students into the Macdonald Community.

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Macdonald start-ups win big at McGill’s Dobson Cup entrepreneurship competition

Mon, 2016-05-16 09:45

 

| EDUARDO GANEM CUENCA and KATHY MACLEAN

Students from McGill’s Macdonald Campus seem to have figured out the winning combination of talent, skills, risk –and above all, the unwavering determination it takes to convert an idea into a viable business venture.

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Valérie Toupin-Dubé awarded Equiterre's Laure Waridel Bursary

Wed, 2016-05-04 09:57

 

Congratulations to Valérie Toupin-Dubé, BSc(AgEnvSc) '16, winner of Equiterre’s Laure Waridel Bursary. The bursary was established in 2008 by Equiterre and the Caisse d’économie solidaire Desjardins for students committed to pursuing and disseminating research on environmental and social action.

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Macdonald Convocation Ceremonies

Fri, 2016-06-03 (All day)
Centennial Centre : Ballroom, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

 

The Macdonald Campus Convocation Ceremonies will take place on Friday, June 3, 2016, when almost 500 students will be receiving their degrees. Morning and afternoon ceremonies will be held.

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AgriSTEM and Education

Fri, 2016-04-22 09:00 - 16:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS-B-016, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9
Price: $50 (refundable on attendance)

 

ONE DAY BILINGUAL WORKSHOP - APRIL 22, 2016, 9h00 to 16h00

Contact Information

Contact: Anna Duff
Organization: University Advancement (Macdonald Campus)
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-7709
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Campus Connect

Fri, 2016-04-15 09:00 - 12:15
Centennial Centre : 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

 

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Minoring in entrepreneurship, majoring in success

Wed, 2016-04-06 09:45

Popular culture loves the mythology of the self-made success, the boot-strapping individual who eschews formal education to blaze a path to success. But, while superstar dropouts can capture our imaginations – think Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg – they are the exceptions, not the rule. Especially in Canada: a study by the Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity, for example, found that nearly 90 per cent of the founders of Canada’s top 250 tech companies are university graduates.

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Government of Canada invests $27 million to extend the Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Program for another five years

Wed, 2016-03-30 11:23

 

Minister Lawrence MacAulay was on campus to participate in the Symposium and Wrap-Up meeting for the “Effects of Agricultural Water Management Systems on Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Eastern Canada” project led by Chandra Madramootoo (Bioresource Engineering).  The project was funded by the Agricultural Greenhouse Gases program.

 

 

Announcement by The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food Macdonald Campus of McGill University, March 30, 2016

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Province to boost agrifood competitiveness and industrial innovation

Wed, 2016-03-23 13:46
|KATHY MACLEAN, COMMUNICATIONS, FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

 

There was good news all around for the Quebec agri-food sector in the recent provincial budget.

Contact Information

Contact: Dr. Salwa Karboune
Organization: Research Office, Macdonald Campus
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-8716
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