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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...

Les petites fermes poussent

Published: 18Feb2021

En chute libre depuis les années 1940, le nombre de fermes se stabilise au Québec. Fait rare, il a même légèrement augmenté en 2020. Derrière cette hausse se cache toutefois deux réalités. Si les...

New Season Extension Technology at the Hort Centre

Published: 18Feb2021

Here's a feast for your eyes on this chilly February morning. Join Mike Bleho for a trip back to the sweltering summer of 2020 to see the construction of a couple of new structures at the Hort...

Dr. Michael Ngadi: Serving up solutions to food insecurity

Published: 18Feb2021

Bioresource Engineering professor Michael Ngadi has spent his career trying to help solve some of the world’s most pervasive food problems. Recently, Ngadi and his research team traveled to remote...

Past, Present, Future: Founder’s Day 2021 goes virtual

Published: 12Feb2021

| Caitlin MacDougall, Liaison Officer, Farm Management and Technology Program...

Survey says: Canadians asking for better food systems and food sparked by COVID-19 access

Published: 18Dec2020

Inter-provincial survey gauges how Canadians have accessed food during the pandemic and their perceptions of food systems...

McGill PhD candidate on being part of the UN World Food Programme’s Nobel Peace Prize

Published: 18Dec2020

Kate Sinclair is working at the World Food Programme, Sri Lanka while simultaneously finishing her PhD in Human Nutrition at McGill...

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...

Congratulations to all the participants and award winners of the 2020 Lister Family Engaged Science 3-Minute Thesis Competition!

Published: 2Dec2020

On Wednesday November 25th, 2020, 9 passionate Macdonald campus graduate students each presented their thesis research in 3 minutes. With only one non-animated slide for visual support, each...

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