Student studies vitamin A-boosted chickpeas

Student studies vitamin A-boosted chickpeas

In developing countries, more than three million children are at high risk for permanent blindness due to severe vitamin A deficiency.

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Charting a third way

Charting a third way

Forget ideology—tomorrow’s agriculture will be an organic-conventional mash-up.

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Governments invest in agriculture research

Governments invest in agriculture research

The Crop Development Centre (CDC) in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources is one of many groups receiving a boost from recent joint federal and provincial funding.

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The big business of organic food

The big business of organic food

Over the past two decades, Canada's organic food industry has grown from a niche market to big business.

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Finding root solutions

Finding root solutions

Leon Kochian, one of the world's most highly cited scientific researchers, has been named the Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Food Systems and Security at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) - a $20-million initiative that will use cutting-edge plant and soil science to help feed a growing world.

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Rooftop roots

Rooftop roots

A rooftop garden project promoting sustainable agricultural practices and urban farming is sprouting on campus this summer.

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