Do Wild Varieties of Crops Hold the Key To Developing More Resilient Agriculture?

Published: 2 January 2024

As hostile weather intensifies, plant breeding focused on climate-adapted crops has taken on a sense of urgency. ...

More than $900,000 for genomically-driven sustainable agriculture research at McGill

Published: 13 December 2023

On December 12, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, announced an investment of $41 million for genomics research under Genome Canada's...

Mac Campus dairy takes 2nd place in regional award for milk excellence

Published: 6 December 2023

The Macdonald Campus Dairy Unit has once again been named one of the best in the region at the 35th Agropur Club of Excellence for Milk Quality Awards.

‘Business as usual is not going to cut it’: Niki Ashton on feds’ economic update and wildfires

Published: 30 November 2023

As the ash settles on Canada’s record wildfire season, “business as usual from the federal government is not going to cut it,” NDP MP Niki Ashton told Canada’s National Observer.

From coursework to conservation: how students brought the pollination meadow project to life

Published: 29 November 2023

It's not every day that a university assignment transforms into a real-world conservation initiative. Yet, that's precisely what happened with the Macdonald Campus Pollination Meadow project. What...

Bridging worlds: the Northern Research Knowledges Lab's collaborative approach to conservation in Canada's North

Published: 29 November 2023

As the Arctic wind whistles through Canada's northern wilderness, a unique collaboration is unfolding between scientists and Indigenous communities. Graduate and Postdoctoral students in the...

Ărramăt Project: harnessing Indigenous wisdom for biodiversity conservation and community well-being

Published: 29 November 2023

Imagine living in a world where the wisdom of Indigenous communities guides our actions towards biodiversity and human health. This isn't just a vision; it's becoming a reality through the...

The hidden value of nature: enhancing our well-being

Published: 29 November 2023

In our busy everyday lives, it's easy to overlook our deep-rooted connection with nature. The connection is not just about the nourishment we derive or the air we breathe; nature subtly but...

Teaching biodiversity at Macdonald Campus

Published: 29 November 2023

Dr. Murray Humphries (PhD’01), a passionate wildlife biology professor at the Macdonald Campus, spends his days immersed in the fascinating world of biodiversity—the colorful, complex tapestry of...


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