Macdonald Campus

 

City TV's morning show, Breakfast Television, spent an early morning on the Macdonald Campus Farm to hear about McGill's agriculture programs and try to learn some farm skills. Visits were made to the Dairy Barn, the Horticulture Centre, and the high tunnels; reporter Wilder Weir talked with Farm Director Paul Meldrum and Mike Bleho about the various programs offered at Macdonald and the "McGill Feeding McGill" program.

Watch the broadcast

 

 

Classified as: Macdonald Campus, Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Macdonald Campus Farm
Published on: 2 Oct 2015

 

Bioresource Engineering professor Mark Lefsrud and PhD candidate Débora Parrine were featured on CBC's The National on Tuesday, September 22.

Mark spoke about his work with Urban Barns, and how the new growth systems that he is developing are changing the face of agriculture.

Classified as: bioresource engineering, Mark Lefsrud, Urban Barns
Published on: 23 Sep 2015

Associate Dean (Student Affairs) Chris Buddle was interviewed on CBC's The Current about the use of laptops in the classroom. A new study suggests that taking notes on a laptop leads to poorer marks citing distraction. Buddle says that "laptops and technology can play a pretty powerful role in the classroom..."

Listen to the entire program or to Professor Buddle's comments that begin at approximately 16:00 mins into the episode.

 

Published on: 9 Sep 2015

Professor Lawrence Goodridge, Ian and Jayne Munro Chair in Food Safety and Food Science professor, was interviewed by Food Safety News about his $9.8 M  Salmonella research project while attending recent International Association for Food Protection meetings in Portland, Oregon.

 

Classified as: Research, Macdonald, food safety, Lawrence Goodridge, salmonella
Published on: 13 Aug 2015

Gift from graduate William Ritchie forms centrepiece of $2.5-million plan to educate the public, open campus to more visitors

A $1-million gift from Macdonald College of McGill University alumnus J. William Ritchie, BSc(Agr)'51, will provide major support for McGill’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in its efforts to open its Macdonald campus to more visitors and provide a unique, hands-on education into the critical role of agriculture in the food supply chain.

Published on: 22 May 2015

b-Shack: Bourdonnement d’initiatives sur le campus MacDonald.

publié 11 fév 2014 | Le Délit
Rédigé par Alexandra Nadeau

Classified as: Sustainability, Macdonald Campus, b-Shack, Bees, FARMM
Published on: 18 Feb 2014

McGill School Or Architecture teams up with volunteers to foster growth of Montreal's bee population.

Published on Feb 7, 2014 | Inhabitat
Written by Lori Zimmer

Classified as: Sustainability, Macdonald Campus, b-Shack, Bees, FARMM
Published on: 18 Feb 2014

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