USask researchers map cannabis genome to improve crops and health

Unlocking the full potential of cannabis for agriculture and human health will require a co-ordinated scientific effort to assemble and map the cannabis genome, according to a just...

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New drug protocol may reduce pain during castration

A Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) researcher and his team are looking into new options for pain management during castration of beef calves.

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New USask research chair to bring integrated approach to agronomy

If you’re a farmer on the Prairies, Maryse Bourgault is looking forward to talking with you.

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USask researchers develop fast, accurate test to identify toxins in cereal crops

SASKATOON – Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Crop Development Centre (CDC) have developed a fast and accurate method for identifying and quantifying toxins in ...

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All we are saying is give peas a chance

As a passionate proponent of plant-based proteins for more than two decades, researcher Dr. Tom Warkentin (PhD) understands better than most the recent rapid rise in popularity of ...

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Reducing beef cattle GHG emissions

Eat less beef … save the planet! It’s a common theme on social media and among celebrities. Yet, researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) are working to show that beef...

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USask livestock researchers awarded nearly $7M to improve food sustainability and safety

Twenty University of Saskatchewan (USask) projects have been awarded nearly $7 million through a joint federal-provincial government funding program to advance cattle, swine, and p...

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CWRC commits over $9.6 million to USask Crop Development Centre for wheat research

The Canadian Wheat Research Coalition (CWRC), a collaboration of the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission, the Alberta Wheat Commission, and the Manitoba Wheat and Barley Grow...

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USask crop researchers awarded $8M to advance food and bio-products for a sustainable future

SASKATOON – Thirty University of Saskatchewan (USask) crop research projects have been awarded a total of more than $8 million through Saskatchewan’s Agricultural Development Fund ...

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Crop development breeds patience for USask wheat researcher

It’s taken 20 years for this particularly purple wheat to go from grain to glass, but it’s all music to Dr. Pierre Hucl’s (PhD) ears.

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Canadian Western Agribition contributes $100,000 to USask Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence

REGINA – Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) has announced a contribution of $100,000 over the next decade to the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Livestock and Forage Centre of Ex...

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Engineering better egg-free ingredients for vegans

Not many research projects involve a kitchen, but that’s what University of Saskatchewan graduate student Yue He has been using to help develop a better egg replacement for making ...

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From the ground up

After a successful first year, the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence (LFCE) continues to provide unique research opportunities for live...

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In the right light

Graduate student aims to improve housing conditions for laying hens.

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USask team cracks cadmium code in durum wheat

‘Complementary expertise’ key to reducing toxic heavy metal.

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New USask Beef Industry Chair aims to improve sustainability and profitability

Gabriel Ribeiro, the new Saskatchewan Beef Industry Chair at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), will be developing nutritional strategies to improve health, performance and pr...

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USask researcher knows breeding more superior pea varieties is more important than ever before

Dr. Tom Warkentin is excited about the increased interest in pea protein and the increase in pea acreages across western Canada.

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Where the wild pigs roam

In 2013, Ruth Aschim—along with 99.9 per cent of the population—was unaware wild pigs were roaming rural Canada.<br/><br/>

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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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