Rethinking the world, one small farm at a time

Published: 20 June 2022

How can we help societies achieve more resilient agriculture in the face of geopolitical disturbances and climate change? Why do we continue to propose agricultural systems based on globalized...

New Policy Brief from ISID! Increasing Access to Affordable Agricultural Microinsurance in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published: 18 October 2021

In this new policy brief by Brenden McKinney, we learn that the effects of climate change are causing risk management to become an increasingly essential tool to help farmers anticipate and react...

Field Day on Pulse Agronomy and Breeding

Friday, September 10, 2021 08:30to12:00

20965 Chemin Ste. Marie, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3Y7, CA/macdonaldCategory: Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Macdonald Campus Dept. of Plant Science

Flower power: Quebec farmer invites visitors to pick bouquets on farm

Published: 4 August 2021

McGill alumnus Marc-André Isabelle (Dip.FMT, BEng. Bioresource) is a course lecturer in the Farm Management & Technology program. The Isabelle farm in Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec, has evolved and...

Training farmers for the 21st century

Published: 21 November 2019

Keesha Ness’s family certainly knows farming – they’ve been doing it for nearly 100 years and plan to celebrate when they reach that milestone next summer....

Agricultural land on the Island must be nurtured, farmers say

Published: 2 May 2018

Ramzy Kassouf recently appeared in two videos produced by the Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA) which spoke to the importance of preserving and nurturing the 2047 hectares of remaining...

City-grown vegetables could feed urban dwellers

Published: 25 July 2014

In a number of cities around the world, residents have transformed previously derelict sites, ignored corners and over-grown verges into green and productive vegetable plots...

McGill's Farm to School Summer Camp Makes the CBC News

Published: 19 August 2014 CBC News - August 11, 2014 McGill's Farm to School Project (SP0100) Summer Camp Click on the link above to watch the full story!

Droughts hit cereal crops harder since 1980s

Published: 6 January 2016

Drought and extreme heat events slashed cereal harvests in recent decades by 9% to 10% on average in affected countries – and the impact of these weather disasters was greatest in the developed...


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