All Faculty and Staff

Picture of Sina Adl

Sina Adl Professor

Research Area(s): Soil biology, Protist diversity and systematics, Soil micro-invertebrates, Nutrient cycling, Food webs, Community structure, Microbial ecology

Picture of  Yongfeng Ai

Yongfeng Ai Assistant Professor

Research Area(s): Carbohydrate chemistry, nutrition and utilization, Crop quality and utilization, Extrusion processing, Pet food, Biomaterials, Dietary fiber

Picture of Melissa  Arcand

Melissa Arcand Assistant Professor

Research Area(s): Biogeochemical cycling, Nutrient stewardship, Soil organic matter, Soil biodiversity, Soil ecology, Rhizosphere

Picture of  Gene Arganosa

Gene Arganosa Research Officer

Research Area(s): Grain Quality testing of malting barley, Food/feed barley, pulses and specialty crops

Picture of Mika Asai-Coakwell

Mika Asai-Coakwell Assistant Professor

Research Area(s): Bovine molecular genetics, Genetics of development and disease in livestock species, Ocular genetics in livestock and companion animals, Genomics

Picture of  Yuguang Bai

Yuguang Bai Department Head (Plant Sciences) and Professor

Research Area(s): Grassland and forest ecology, Seed and seedbed ecology, Oilsands reclamation

Picture of  Robert (Bob) Baker

Robert (Bob) Baker Emeritus Professor

Picture of  Sabine Banniza

Sabine Banniza Professor

Research Area(s): disease resistance in pulse crops and their wild relatives, root rots in pea and lentil, fungal pathogens on faba bean, Colletotrichum lentis on lentil

Picture of  Aaron Beattie

Aaron Beattie Associate Professor

Research Area(s): Barley and oat breeding

Picture of  A. Denise Beaulieu

A. Denise Beaulieu Assistant Professor

Research Area(s): Energy metabolism in the pig, Role of starch vs lipid as energy providing nutrients, Lactation and milk production and composition

Picture of  Angela K. Bedard-Haughn

Angela K. Bedard-Haughn Dean and Professor

Research Area(s): Applied pedology, Soils and global change, Wetland soils

Picture of Kenneth W. Belcher

Kenneth W. Belcher Department Head (Agricultural and Resource Economics) and Professor

Research Area(s): Ecological economics, Resource and environmental economics, Environmental policy, Wetland and wildlife conservation policy

Picture of  Jonathan  Bennett

Jonathan Bennett Assistant Professor

Research Area(s): Ecology and management of invasive species, Plant-soil feedbacks, Mycorrhizas, Plant diversity and ecosystem functioning, Functional traits and plant community assembly

Picture of Kirstin E. Bett

Kirstin E. Bett Professor

Research Area(s): Pulse crop genomics and dry bean breeding

Picture of  Bill Biligetu

Bill Biligetu Associate Professor

Research Area(s): Breeding and Genetics of Forage Crop Plants for the adaption to the Prairie region of western Canada.

Picture of  Teresa Binetruy

Teresa Binetruy General Manager, Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence

Picture of  Robert H. (Bob) Bors

Robert H. (Bob) Bors Assistant Professor

Research Area(s): Breeding fruit crops and adapting them for northern conditions and mechanical harvesting

Picture of  Maryse Bourgault

Maryse Bourgault Assistant Professor

Research Area(s): Agronomy, Cropping Systems, Crop Physiology

Picture of  Ryan Brook

Ryan Brook Associate Professor, (Sabbatical leave from January 1 - June 30, 2021)

Research Area(s): Aboriginal wildlife, Land and resource management, Youth education, Climate change, Ecosystem monitoring

Picture of  Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown Adjunct Professor

Department of Animal and Poultry Science

Picture of  William J. (Bill) Brown

William J. (Bill) Brown Emeritus Professor

Research Area(s): Issues relating to farm and argibusiness management and planning

Picture of Fiona C. Buchanan

Fiona C. Buchanan Professor

Research Area(s): Beef cattle, Molecular genetics, Nutrigenetics, Detoxification of mycotoxins using insect larvae

Picture of Rosalind A. Bueckert

Rosalind A. Bueckert Professor

Research Area(s): Crop growth and yield response to environmental factors, Yield formation processes in field crops

Picture of  Mary Buhr

Mary Buhr Professor (on administrative leave until March 14, 2022)

Research Area(s): Sperm physiology and its relationship to fertility and artificial insemination

Picture of Ravindra (Ravi) N. Chibbar

Ravindra (Ravi) N. Chibbar Professor

Research Area(s): Biochemical and molecular characterization of the genetic determinants of grain quality in cereal and pulse crops, Genomics

Picture of Henry L. Classen

Henry L. Classen Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Research Area(s): Poultry nutrition , Poultry management and welfare

Picture of  Daniel Columbus

Daniel Columbus Adjunct Professor, Department of Animal and Poultry Science

Research Area(s): Swine nutrition, Nutritional physiology, Protein/amino acid metabolism, Nutrient utilization, Nutrient requirements

Picture of Kate Congreves

Kate Congreves Assistant Professor

Research Area(s): Environmental Agronomy & Horticulture

Picture of  Trever Crowe

Trever Crowe Associate Dean (Research and Graduate Studies) and Associate Member

Research Area(s): Livestock transport, Animal welfare, Livestock production

Picture of Murray D. Drew

Murray D. Drew Professor

Research Area(s): Aquaculture nutrition, Companion animal nutrition

Picture of  Chris Eskiw

Chris Eskiw Associate Professor

Research Area(s): Nutrigenomics, Molecular geontology, Genome organization

Picture of  Richard E. Farrell

Richard E. Farrell Associate Professor

Research Area(s): Environmental agronomy, Quantification & mitigation of soil-derived greenhouse gases, Nutrient cycling & cropping systems

Picture of  Jocelyn Fournier

Jocelyn Fournier Manager, Poultry Research and Teaching Unit (on leave)

Picture of  Jordie Gagnon

Jordie Gagnon Senior Strategic Officer, Indigenous Programs and Partnerships

Picture of  Supratim Ghosh

Supratim Ghosh Associate Professor

Research Area(s): Food nanotechnology, Emulsions, Fat crystallization, Rheology, Encapsulation and delivery systems, Bioavailability

Picture of  Gloria J. Gingera

Gloria J. Gingera Departmental Assistant-Communications, Plant Sciences/Crop Development Centre

Picture of  Kira Glasscock

Kira Glasscock Communications Co-ordinator (on leave until March 15, 2022)

Picture of Richard S. Gray

Richard S. Gray Professor

Research Area(s): Risk and production economics, Economics of nutrition, Agricultural marketing, Grain transportation and other infrastructure, Agricultural innovation and research funding mechanisms

Picture of  Vern Harms

Vern Harms Emeritus Professor

Picture of Bobbi Helgason

Bobbi Helgason Associate Professor

Research Area(s): Soil microbiology, Microbial ecology, Plant root-microbe interactions, Soil organic matter, Soil nutrient cycling, Agricultural management impacts on soil microorganisms

Picture of Jill E. Hobbs

Jill E. Hobbs Professor

Research Area(s): Economics of food safety, Quality and traceability, Supply chain relationships in the agri-food sector, Consumer behaviour

Picture of  Natacha Hogan

Natacha Hogan Associate Professor

Research Area(s): toxicology/environmental health, endocrinology, ecotoxicology of contaminants in amphibians and fish, environment-immune interactions in disease susceptibility, strategies for detoxification of animal feed to improve animal health

Picture of  F. A. (Rick) Holm

F. A. (Rick) Holm Emeritus Professor

Picture of Pierre J. Hucl

Pierre J. Hucl Professor

Research Area(s): Genetics and breeding of bread wheat for the short-season areas of Western Canada, Evaluation of alternative wheats and annual canarygrass

Picture of  Geoff Hughes

Geoff Hughes Emeritus Professor

Picture of  Mike Ingledew

Mike Ingledew Emeritus Professor

Dr. Ingledew retired and moved in 2006 and is no longer able to train graduate students.

Picture of William A. (Bill) Kerr

William A. (Bill) Kerr Professor

Research Area(s): Primary competitiveness and productivity , Functional food processing, Bio-energy/bio-product development, Innovation systems analysis

Picture of J. Diane Knight

J. Diane Knight Professor

Research Area(s): Nitrogen fixing plants in cropping systems, Legumes, Selection of rhizobial strains for legume species

Picture of  Leon Kochian

Leon Kochian Professor

Research Area(s): Plant mineral nutrition, Ion transport, Tolerance and adaptation to soil-based abiotic stresses, Root architecture, Root microbiome

Picture of Darren R. Korber

Darren R. Korber Department Head (Food and Bioproduct Sciences) and Professor

Research Area(s): Metagenomics and proteomics of biofilm communities in dense clays, Microbial stress response and antimicrobial resistance, Encapsulated probiotics

Picture of Suren Kulshreshtha

Suren Kulshreshtha Professor

Research Area(s): Greenhouse gas emission mitigation, Drought economic impact assessment, Water resources and irrigation, Water resources and irrigation, Environmental valuation

Picture of  H. Randy Kutcher

H. Randy Kutcher Professor

Research Area(s): Stripe rust of wheat, Leaf spot diseases of wheat Barley and oat, Fusarium wilt of flax

Picture of Bernard Laarveld

Bernard Laarveld Emeritus Professor

Research Area(s): Ruminant physiology, Metabolism and endocrinology, Feed ingredient evaluation, By-product feeds utilization

Picture of Eric Lamb

Eric Lamb Associate Professor

Research Area(s): Mechanisms structuring plant community diversity and composition, Plant-soil interactions, Plant competition, Methods analyzing ecological data

Picture of  Herbert (Bart) Lardner

Herbert (Bart) Lardner Professor

Research Area(s): Beef cattle nutrition, Forage and pasture management, Cost effective heifer development, Effect of maternal nutrition on fetal programming, Management of alternative calving systems, Application of commercially available genomic technology, Nutrient cycling in winter feeding systems, Nutrient management in summer and winter grazing programs, Supplementation strategies for low quality beef cow diets, Water quality for beef cattle

Picture of Colin Laroque

Colin Laroque Professor (Sabbatical leave from July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021)

Research Area(s): Dendochronology, Climate analysis

Picture of Sabine Liebenehm

Sabine Liebenehm Assistant Professor

Research Area(s): Empirical analysis of longitudinal micro-level data, Lab-in-the-field experiments, Social networks, Socioeconomic impact assessment, Poverty and vulnerability analysis

Picture of Matthew Links

Matthew Links Assistant Professor

Research Area(s): Microbiome, Microbiology, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Metagenomics

Picture of  Patrick Lloyd-Smith

Patrick Lloyd-Smith Assistant Professor

Research Area(s): Water and resource economics, non-market valuation, consumer behaviour, ecosystem services

Picture of Nicholas Low

Nicholas Low Professor Emeritus

Research Area(s): Food authenticity and traceability, Structure-function-mechanism studies of fruit phenolics and their antioxidant capacities, Carbohydrate chemistry

Tim McAllister Adjunct Professor

Department of Animal and Poultry Science

Picture of  John McKinnon

John McKinnon Emeritus Professor

Research Area(s): Beef cattle nutrition, Sustainable beef systems research

Picture of  Eric Micheels

Eric Micheels Associate Professor

Research Area(s): Farm financial management, Agribusiness marketing, Farm and agribusiness management

Picture of  Luke Muirhead

Luke Muirhead Facilities Strategic Business Advisor for the College of Agriculture and Bioresources

Timothy Mutsvangwa Professor

Research Area(s): Ruminant nutrition and metabolism, Transition cow metabolism, Manipulation of milk composition

Picture of David Natcher

David Natcher Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics

Research Area(s): Aboriginal land and resource management, Economic and environmental anthropology, Arctic and Subarctic North America

Picture of  Rex Newkirk

Rex Newkirk Associate Professor

Research Area(s): Grain sorting; ingredient processing, By-product utilization

Picture of James Nolan

James Nolan Professor

Research Area(s): Regulatory economics, Computational economics, Transportation policy, Regional and urban economics

Picture of Derek Peak

Derek Peak Professor

Research Area(s): Using synchrotron radiation to perform phosphate speciation in soils, Oxyanion bonding mechanisms, Spectroscopy of metal-ligand complexes

Picture of  Gregory Penner

Gregory Penner Professor

Research Area(s): Ruminant nutritional physiology, Cattle nutrition to enhance health and productivity, Gut function

Picture of Curtis J. Pozniak

Curtis J. Pozniak Professor and Director, Crop Development Centre

Research Area(s): Genetics, Breeding, Production and management of durum and high yielding wheat

Picture of Sean Prager

Sean Prager Assistant Professor

Research Area(s): Entomology, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Vector Biology, Insect Ecology, Pollination Biology

Picture of Xiao Qiu

Xiao Qiu Professor

Research Area(s): Molecular biology and biotechnology of nutraceuticals, Bioactive lipids and industrial biochemicals

Picture of Martin Reaney

Martin Reaney Professor

Research Area(s): Biodiesel production from canola oil

Picture of Gabriel Ribeiro

Gabriel Ribeiro Assistant Professor, Saskatchewan Beef Industry Chair

Research Area(s): Ruminant nutrition, Ruminal fermentation, Sustainable beef cattle production

Picture of  Jim Romo

Jim Romo Emeritus Professor

Picture of  Brian Rossnagel

Brian Rossnagel Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Picture of  Robert Roy

Robert Roy Associate Professor and Academic Advisor

Research Area(s): Agricultural economics, Marketing

Picture of Sheila M. Schmutz

Sheila M. Schmutz Emeritus Professor

Research Area(s): Molecular genetics of cattle and dogs

Picture of Jeff Schoenau

Jeff Schoenau Professor

Research Area(s): Nutrient cycling and management, Soil fertility and fertilizers, Soil conservation and land use, Cropping systems, Herbicide fate in soil

Picture of  Karen Schwean-Lardner

Karen Schwean-Lardner Associate Professor

Research Area(s): The effect of management systems on the welfare and productivity of commercial poultry species.

Picture of Phyllis Shand

Phyllis Shand Professor

Research Area(s): Quality and processsing of meat and meat products, Protein functionality and gelation, Utilization of pulses in meat processing

Picture of  Tim Sharbel

Tim Sharbel Professor

Research Area(s): Apomixis, plant reproduction and evolutionary genomics, Asexual seed production, Genetics and evolution

Picture of Steve Shirtliffe

Steve Shirtliffe Professor

Research Area(s): Field crop agronomy, Crop Phenotyping, Crop Imaging, Precision Agriculture, Weed Science

Picture of Bing Si

Bing Si Professor

Research Area(s): Soil water dynamics, Thermal regimes in non-level landscapes, Hydrophobicity of soil materials, Soil water storage capacity

Picture of Steven Siciliano

Steven Siciliano Professor

Research Area(s): Soil toxicology, GHG production in Antarctic and Artic ecosystems, Nitrogen cycle in polar deserts

Picture of  Tristan Skolrud

Tristan Skolrud Assistant Professor

Research Area(s): Agri-environmental policy, Applied microeconomics, Farm-level decision making, Agricultural finance

Picture of  Peter Slade

Peter Slade Assistant Professor

Research Area(s): Agricultural policy, Industrial organization, Productivity analysis, Social economics

Picture of  Al Slinkard

Al Slinkard Emeritus Professor

Picture of  Stuart Smyth

Stuart Smyth Associate Professor

Research Area(s): Intersect of regulation and liability as it relates to innovation, Agricultural biotechnology

Picture of  Katherine Stewart

Katherine Stewart Assistant Professor

Research Area(s): Restoration ecology, Remediation, Northern plant soil systems

Picture of  Takuji Tanaka

Takuji Tanaka Associate Professor

Research Area(s): Enzyme structure-function relationship studies, Enzyme utilization in food and bioproduct processing

Picture of Karen Tanino

Karen Tanino Professor

Research Area(s): Plant abiotic stress physiology, Eco-physiology, Interactions of plants with the environment

Picture of  Bunyamin Tar'an

Bunyamin Tar'an Professor

Research Area(s): Breeding, Genetics and management of chickpea and flax

Picture of  Robert T. (Bob) Tyler

Robert T. (Bob) Tyler Department Head (Animal and Poultry Science) and Professor

Research Area(s): Crop utilization

Picture of Albert Vandenberg

Albert Vandenberg Professor

Research Area(s): Genetics, Breeding, Production and management of lentil, fababean and special crops

Picture of Andrew Van Kessel

Andrew Van Kessel Professor

Research Area(s): Nutritional physiology and intestinal microbial ecology, Functional foods and feeds, Molecular microbial ecology, Gnotobiology

Picture of  Ken C.J. Van Rees

Ken C.J. Van Rees Professor (Sabbatical leave from July 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020)

Research Area(s): Forest soils, Agroforestry, Biomass energy systems, Root dynamics in boreal ecosystems

Picture of  Vladimir Vujanovic

Vladimir Vujanovic Professor

Research Area(s): Molecular mycology and biotechnology, Microbiome and endosymbionts, Biocontrol, Mycotoxins

Picture of  Fran L. Walley

Fran L. Walley Associate Dean (Academic) and Professor

Research Area(s): Soil nitrogen dynamics, Synchrotron based techniques, Pulse crop agronomy, Impact of agrichemicals on biological dinitrogen fixation

Picture of Tom Warkentin

Tom Warkentin Professor

Research Area(s): Breeding and genetics of field pea & soybean crops

Picture of  Tom Yates

Tom Yates Acting Department Head (Soil Science) and Associate Professor

Research Area(s): Experiential learning, Soil science education, Professional teaching collaborations

Picture of Peiqiang Yu

Peiqiang Yu Professor

Research Area(s): Ruminant nutrition (dairy and beef), Synchrotron applications, Feed chemistry, Feed processing and treatment, Nutrient modeling