News

  1. Martin Zuidhof

    Genetic selection key to remarkable growth of chickens

    Broilers are four times bigger than in the 1950s, ALES researchers find

  2. Betty Donald

    ALES mourns loss of beloved nutrition professor emeritus

    Betty Donald conducted one of the first nutrition surveys in Alberta; established several scholarships

  3. Laurel Perrott

    ALES grad students take home first annual Alberta Barley scholarships

    Students impress with high-yielding practices and disease-prevention research

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In the News

  1. B.C. sparks controversy by bringing back wolf hunt

    Stan Boutin, ALES biological sciences professor, comments on the merits of predator control measures as part of a larger conservation plan, in this case to recover caribou populations

  2. Edmonton Food Notes

    Those with an interest in urban agriculture and community development may want to catch a fascinating speaker at the University of Alberta on Thursday, Jan. 29. Novella Parker will give a lecture in room 2-490 at the Edmonton Clinic Health Academy at 11405 87th Ave. from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

  3. Clubroot continues to spread across Alberta

    University of Alberta plant pathologist Steven Strelkov is cited in article on the proliferation of clubroot, a soil-borne disease that causes premature death in plants, in Alberta canola fields. Strelkov said discovery of more strains of clubroot overcoming resistant varieties is a worrying trend and cautions farmers not to grow resistant varieties in close rotation in heavily infested fields.


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