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Canada geese: What you may not know about the pesky national symbol

Published: 12May2021

Many Canadians are familiar with the honking and hissing that marks the beginning of the spring season, some might be more intimately familiar with the feeling of large wings batting about the...

PCB contamination in Icelandic orcas: a matter of diet

Published: 6May2021

Image caption: These killer whales may appear healthy, but a new study has found extremely high levels of PCB contamination in some of the whales. There was a 300-fold difference between the levels...

With planet’s future on the line, scientists seek a full accounting of nature’s assets

Published: 26Apr2021

'Eco-accounting' project aims to produce a comprehensive tally of our natural landscapes, to better aid decision-making around land management...

$110M for nine innovative McGill research projects

Published: 9Mar2021

Today, Élisabeth Brière, Member of Parliament for Sherbrooke and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages announced funding results from the Canadian...

Macdonald Campus Dairy Cow Pasture Project uses sustainable best practices to bolster education

Published: 18Feb2021

Animal-friendly fences, optimized water use and rotational grazing systems help make the Mac dairy herd more sustainable overall...

Water: Preserving a precious commodity

Published: 31Mar2021

To mark World Water Day (March 22), Bioresource Engineering Professor Chandra Madramootoo a member of the steering committee of the Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture – expands on...

Can COVID-19 be transmitted through food?

Published: 10Dec2020

[Authors: Bridget O'Brien is a 4th year undergraduate student in the Faculty of Science (Microbiology & Immunology), and an Honours student with Dr Ronholm. This paper stems from her NSERC USRA...

Le marketing des aliments locaux

Published: 25Mar2021

“Il faudrait que l’engouement pour les produits locaux, pour les produits du terroir et pour ce qui est fabriqué au Québec demeure, même une fois cette pandémie terminée. Tous ces bons réflexes qu...

Our Top Students: 2020 Macdonald and Stewart Medal Recipients

Published: 25Nov2020

Congrats to these exceptional Macdonald students who achieved the highest aggregate standing in the first or second year of their respective programs!  The Macdonald  Medals (BSc(AgEnvSc), BEng...

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