Developing more nutritious crops to feed a growing world

Using synchrotron light to analyze new varieties of peas could be faster, more environmentally friendly, and help to nourish underfed populations around the world.

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Renowned USask Global Institute for Food Security scientist awarded prestigious international food innovation prize

Leon Kochian, Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) at the University of Saskatchewan (Usask), has won the 2019 Arrell Global Food Innovation Award for “global excellence in food...

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USask researchers involved in sequencing the pea genome

A six year collaborative project results in a reference guide which will benefit the pea community.

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USask research study observes plant communities rejuvenated by prescribed burns

Goal to improve habitat quality for bison and other species at risk

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USask Prof Moves Bug Lab Across International Border

Moving live insects takes time and precaution.

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Leon Kochian: world-renowned research

He is one of the world’s most highly cited researchers, a member of the Agricultural Research Service Hall of Fame, and has been named to Reuters’ list of the World’s Most Influent...

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Large crowd gathers for first annual summer field day for producers

Facts, friends and food - and lots of each – combined for a hugely successful first annual summer field day for producers at the Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence.

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USask research turning ethanol waste into Alzheimer meds, industrial products

A University of Saskatchewan research team’s quest to extract protein from more than a billion litres of annually produced wastewater (called thin stillage) at Saskatchewan’s ethan...

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Wheat Congress to put USask in the spotlight

There’s something innately calming about the sight of golden wheat swaying in the breeze. And yet, for someone like University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Dr. Curtis Pozniak...

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Big on beef, passionate for poultry

They are both passionate about animal welfare and about research advancements to improve the agriculture industry.

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Collaborative research is the key to the LFCE

The newest kid on the block for researchers at the University of Saskatchewan is a world-class facility that brings together under one roof all aspects of raising livestock in a su...

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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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