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Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 26.01.2024
SFU-led B.C. Centre for Agritech Innovation expands funding to boost B.C. food sovereignty
SFU-led B.C. Centre for Agritech Innovation expands funding to boost B.C. food sovereignty

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 22.01.2024
Balancing the potential and pitfalls of solar-powered groundwater irrigation
Clean energy technologies show promising benefits toward alleviating poverty but may have unintended consequences for groundwater depletion  The Water Institute In a bid to meet growing food producti

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 10.01.2024
Expert insight: There are big benefits to small-scale solar systems, but one critical weakness
A new study shows size matters in solar energy. The first ever life-cycle analysis comparing big and small solar photovoltaic systems has concluded that small-scale solar systems are in fact better for the environment than even the largest, and most efficient, solar farm.

Agronomy / Food Science - 08.01.2024
Does Canada’s food guide provide adequate guidance for older adults?
McGill University study highlights discrepancies between nutritional guidelines and nutrient intake required for seniors The latest Canada's food guide recommendations are primarily aimed at reducing chronic disease risk, however how well does our national guide for healthy eating serve the nutritional needs of all Canadians? Consuming adequate amounts of certain nutrients should be a priority for older adults.

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 20.12.2023
Fungi-cranberry pairings have unsuspected potential
You'll be surprised to learn how much zing a root fungus can add to a favourite seasonal berry. At many winter holiday tables, cranberries have pride of place as an accompaniment to roast turkey and an ingredient in sparkling cocktails. This tart little berry is a big part of our seasonal cuisine here in Quebec, and for good reason: in any given year, we're either the second or third largest producer of cranberries in the world.

Agronomy / Food Science - Life Sciences - 13.12.2023
More than $900,000 for genomically-driven sustainable agriculture research at McGill

Economics - Agronomy / Food Science - 07.12.2023
Food prices projected to rise in 2024, but less than previous years
Overall food prices will increase between 2.5 to 4.5 per cent in 2024, according to the 14 edition of Canada's Food Price Report released today.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 01.12.2023
Future cities depend on the future countryside

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 06.11.2023
Agricultural innovations in the age of climate change
Waterloo researchers test what it takes to convert forests to productive farmland and explore how to make that transition equitable By Chantal Vallis Faculty of Environment It's predicted that where w

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 16.10.2023
World Food Day 2023: Water is Life. Water is Food. Leave no one behind

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 12.10.2023
New personal diet calculator checks how your diet stacks up against guidelines
New personal diet calculator checks how your diet stacks up against guidelines
Science, Health & Technology Sachintha Wickramasinghe Want to know how closely your eating habits adhere to dietary guidelines?

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 27.04.2023
Expert insight: Shading crops with solar panels can improve farming, lower food costs and reduce emissions
Expert insight: Shading crops with solar panels can improve farming, lower food costs and reduce emissions
This practice of growing crops in the protected shadows of solar panels is called agrivoltaic farming If you have lived in a home with a trampoline in the backyard, you may have observed the unreasonably tall grass growing under it.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 19.04.2023
SFU partners with Dutch agritech powerhouse Wageningen University & Research to spur innovation

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 15.03.2023
The genome of a lost crop is explored
The genome of a lost crop is explored
Scientists led by a geneticist at Université de Montréal have sequenced the genome of pitseed goosefeet, a northern relative of South American quinoa, with the potential to boost food diversity.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 03.02.2023
New alliance to fight eating disorders
New alliance to fight eating disorders
Taking advantage of the National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, the Loricorps Research Group of the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) announces its association with the Centre de recherc

Agronomy / Food Science - Innovation - 26.01.2023
SFU-led B.C. Centre for Agritech Innovation announces first four projects

Agronomy / Food Science - 14.11.2022
Seafood farming's growth rate has already peaked, and now it's in decline
Seafood farming’s growth rate has already peaked, and now it’s in decline

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 12.10.2022
Berry good news
Waterloo-led team tackles food insecurity through sustainable year-round berry production in Canada By Katharine Tuerke Faculty of Science Climate change, armed conflict, economic and political instability and natural disasters can all impact food security.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 24.08.2022
Deep learning pioneer Geoffrey Hinton receives prestigious Royal Medal from the Royal Society
Deep learning pioneer Geoffrey Hinton receives prestigious Royal Medal from the Royal Society

Agronomy / Food Science - 23.08.2022
University of Toronto agro-tech startup Vive raises US$26 million: The Globe and Mail

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 11.07.2022
Explaining senior nutrition in lay terms

Agronomy / Food Science - Economics - 03.06.2022
Using predictive models to support Niagara wine growers

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 29.03.2022
Researcher aims to alleviate global hunger by deciphering the molecular 'language' of plants
Researcher aims to alleviate global hunger by deciphering the molecular ’language’ of plants

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 16.03.2022
AI on the farm: A new path to food self-sufficiency
AI on the farm: A new path to food self-sufficiency
A team from UdeM's Department of Computer Science and Operations Research is using artificial intelligence (AI) and modeling to optimize and automate winter strawberry production.

Agronomy / Food Science - Innovation - 24.02.2022
Growing innovation in the agriculture sector
Ceragen is helping farmers engineer the plant microbiome to increase crop yields By Stephanie Longeway University Relations Danielle Rose works under a pop-up grow tent inside Velocity's main incubator workspace.

Agronomy / Food Science - 11.02.2022
Western roboctics researcher revolutionizes mushroom harvester
Robotic mushroom harvester, operating at Whitecrest Mushrooms Limited, in Putnam, Ont. (Submitted) Ten years ago, local mushroom farmer Murray Good approached engineering professor Mehrdad Kermani with a challenge. Could Kermani and his team develop an autonomous mushroom harvesting robot to address the labour shortage Good and mushroom farmers around the world were facing? Kermani, a world leader in the field of safe human-robot interactions , wasn't sure at first.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 25.01.2022
More than 20,000 species of legumes listed by the world's scientists
More than 20,000 species of legumes listed by the world’s scientists
The international scientific community has created a validated list of scientific names for legumes.

Agronomy / Food Science - Social Sciences - 05.01.2022
University of Toronto researchers help design blueprint for Black food sovereignty in Toronto
University of Toronto researchers help design blueprint for Black food sovereignty in Toronto

Campus - Agronomy / Food Science - 03.01.2022
’Hidden hunger’: University of Toronto course examines global impacts of diets lacking key micronutrients

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 10.12.2021
How effective are school food programs? University of Toronto researchers launch nationwide study
Researchers at the University of Toronto have begun studying school-based meal programs across Canada to better understand which programs work well, how they have functioned during the COVID-19 pandemic - and whether a long-discussed national program could improve child nutrition in this country.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 13.10.2021
Expert Insights: Ancient techniques may help mitigate effects of Prairie drought
A refurbished Nabataean cistern at the site of Humayma, Jordan. Photo by Craig Harvey By Craig A. Harvey, Special to Western News October 13, 2021 This year witnessed one of the hottest and driest summers in recent history for Western Canada and the American Southwest. The resulting droughts adversely affected food supply and helped send meat prices rising three times faster than inflation.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 08.10.2021
$2.5 million for the creation of the Réseau québécois de recherche en agriculture durable
Today, the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQNT), along with its partner the ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation (MAPAQ) announced the creation of t

Agronomy / Food Science - 20.09.2021
From Montreal to Madagascar: Helping to change lives with the World Food Programme