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Posted Wed, 02/12/2014 - 13:10 in Agriculture

Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture scientist detects new invasive species

The Aquaculture Genomics Laboratory, founded 12 months ago at Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture, focuses on using innovative molecular biotechnology to drive scientific discoveries a...  Read more


Posted Mon, 12/09/2013 - 11:28 in Agriculture

Dal researcher looks to give Christmas tree industry a boost

Christmas tree growing and exporting is about a $100 million industry in Atlantic Canada employing 20,000 people. In the future, most of these trees may be “SMART Balsams.” Dalhousie Facul...  Read more


Posted Wed, 05/29/2013 - 12:45 in Agriculture

Apple Diversity Collection launched in Kentville

The Apple Biodiversity Collection has been officially launched. The ABC is a collaborative project led by Dalhousie University and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC).  The lead scientist i...  Read more


Posted Tue, 02/12/2013 - 08:45 in Agriculture

Dalhousie University receives accreditation for International Food Business degree

The Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission (MPHEC) has formally approved Dalhousie University’s International Food Business (IFB) degree which allows graduates of the program to receive ...  Read more


Posted Wed, 02/06/2013 - 13:56 in Agriculture

Influence of freezing and thawing on soil biology and nutrient cycling

Canadians know winter… but not all of its impacts on the environment Understanding how winter impacts the environment is particularly important in evaluating the potential impacts of climate change....  Read more


Posted Thu, 12/13/2012 - 14:39 in Agriculture

Make sure you think twice before surprising a loved one with a furry friend for Christmas.

They may be cute, but pets are risky holiday gifts

Dr. Lori Parsons, assistant professor and director of the Faculty of Agriculture’s Veterinary Technology program, recommends gift-givers think twice before purchasing animals as Christmas presents.   Read more


Posted Tue, 11/27/2012 - 11:44 in Agriculture

Paul Manning

Paul Manning named Dalhousie's 87th Rhodes Scholar

Dalhousie's Paul Manning, a fourth year science student in the Faculty of Agriculture, has been selected as a Rhodes Scholar to represent the Maritime Provinces in 2013. He is Dalhousie's 87...  Read more


Posted Tue, 11/13/2012 - 14:53 in Agriculture

Oxford Frozen Foods, Wild Blueberry Producers Associations and Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture reduce agrochemical use in wild blueberry fields.

Oxford Frozen Foods Limited and researchers at Dalhousie’s Faculty of Agriculture recognize the need to reduce the amount of agrochemicals in wild blueberry fields. Teamed with Dr. Qamar Zaman under...  Read more


Posted Thu, 11/08/2012 - 08:56 in Agriculture

Blue and Gold recipients to be honoured at Dalhousie Agricultural Campus

The Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture will honour three of its alumni during their annual Blue and Gold Awards program Friday, November 9th, 2012. Peter S. Clarke will receive the Distinguished Alumn...  Read more


Posted Thu, 10/18/2012 - 07:51 in Agriculture

Algae to biofuel

Dr. Ilhami Yildiz is establishing closed-system bioreactors for growing algae—one of the most promising forms of renewable biofuel on the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus.  Read more


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