Send out the clones

Tim Sharbel’s groundbreaking research into asexual reproduction would be a global game changer

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Mister Canola wears his crown lightly

Canola came of age in Saskatchewan. In the four decades since its debut, it has become the country’s major oilseed crop, exceeding wheat in acreage and value. One of the much-laude...

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More From Less

Why North Battleford is the place to be in the (surprisingly big) world of livestock feed

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Thinking small

U of S researcher aims to solve a very big problem with some very little 'guys'

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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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U of S receives funding for poultry barn lighting research

A Canadian restaurant chain has announced it will support the University of Saskatchewan to expand an important research project examining lighting enhancements and related health ...

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Federal funding for livestock and forage centre

A $4.47 million investment by the Government of Canada was announced this morning at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) to support the planned construction of the university’s...

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Battling nature’s nasty side

Mycotoxins disrupt life itself, and finding how to combat their devilish ways is a passion for Natacha Hogan.

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An incredible journey

A life-long passion takes animal nutrition researcher to the far edge of inner space.

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Charting a third way

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

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Discovering manure's massive potential

When your average person looks at manure, it's possible they will get a little queasy about seeing it as anything more than animal waste. But for soil scientist Jeff Schoenau, with...

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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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U of S research boosts omega-3 in eggs with new ingredient for laying hen diets in Canada

Laying hen producers in Canada can now add camelina meal to their ingredient inventory thanks to efforts by the University of Saskatchewan’s (U of S) Department of Animal and Poult...

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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...

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Environmental monitoring begins at Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence

Engineer Terry Fonstad has begun work on an environmental monitoring project with a scope and magnitude unlike anything else in Canada.

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Rooftop roots

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

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U of S research shows how forest-loving moose learn to thrive on farmland

SASKATOON –While populations of moose have been declining in much of their North American range, research from the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) shows how these icons of the ...

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Farm-to-fork connection is changing the face of dairy

Growing up on a mixed farm outside of Regina, Sask. inspired a passion for agriculture in Janna Moats at an early age.

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Transforming the Prairies: the third act

Transforming the Prairies: The third act

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The grass can be greener

Breeding better forages is Bruce Coulman’s passion and the veteran U of S scientist knows the vital role they play in healthy ecosystems and feeding the world.

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Unravelling a mystery

The mystery of life is exactly that—which is why understanding sperm physiology is a passion for Mary Buhr and her research colleagues.

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Funding, feeding, wheat breeding

The Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) and the University of Saskatchewan Crop Development Centre (CDC) announced today that they have renewed their long standing partnershi...

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Talking turkey

Karen Schwean-Lardner never thought she would become a poultry researcher. Raised on a pig farm, she was not very fond of chickens.

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U of S researchers help lead wheat genome sequencing breakthrough

SASKATOON – An international consortium of scientists co-led by the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) announced today that it has been able to crack the code for understanding th...

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