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The UAlberta International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition team, pictured in the new Student Innovation Centre. The team took first place in the food and nutrition category for their student research project and presentation
The UAlberta International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition team, pictured in the new Student Innovation Centre. The team took first place in the food and nutrition category for their student research project and presentation Photo credit: iGEM UAlberta 2018

Fighting deadly honeybee fungus with student created probiotic

By The Canadian Press with files from
January 3, 2019 - 11:50am

EDMONTON --   Students at the University of Alberta have created a probiotic that could help save the local honeybee population.

Cattle in the field
Cattle in the field LethbridgeNewsNOW.com

Cow-Calf surveys show many changes in the industry

By Dori Modney with files from Alberta Beef Producers
December 19, 2018 - 6:45pm

LETHBRIDGE --  Recent Cow-Calf surveys across Canada were conducted to establish industry benchmarks for producion indicators and management practices, establish industry trends and guide research and extension efforts.  Results from across Canada show significant differences reg

Lettuce ready to be harvested, after its journey from the seeding room through the Whole Leaf greenhouse near Coaldale
Lettuce ready to be harvested, after its journey from the seeding room through the Whole Leaf greenhouse near Coaldale LethbridgeNewsNOW.com

Massive greenhouse at Coaldale supplying locally-grown lettuce year-round

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
December 5, 2018 - 11:43am

COALDALE – Amid concerns about romaine lettuce and E. coli, a massive greenhouse operation just east of Coaldale is doubling in size to meet the demand for a clean, Canadian source of lettuce.

AG Minister Carlier (rcentre) with 2018 4-H Hall of Fame inductees Mark and Pat Sayers (L) and Nora Paulovich (R)
AG Minister Carlier (rcentre) with 2018 4-H Hall of Fame inductees Mark and Pat Sayers (L) and Nora Paulovich (R) Government of Alberta

Two Southern Albertans among three recognized for longtime service to 4-H

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter) with files from Govt of Alberta
December 4, 2018 - 2:36pm

EDMONTON -  A couple from Lethbridge County, along with another from Manning, are the three Albertans to be inducted in to Alberta's 4-H Hall of Fame for 2018.
 

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