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Entz honoured by Organic Trade Association

Plant scientist recognized for contributions to organic agriculture

Dr. Martin Entz, Professor in the Department of Plant Science, was honoured by the Canada Organic Trade Association with the Leadership in Organic Science Award during the 10th¬†anniversary Organic Week Celebration in Toronto on Sept. 11, 2019. The Organic Science Award is awarded to an individual who has demonstrated a significant impact through their research […] Read more


Past Grads Honoured By University Of Manitoba

Two past graduates of the University of Manitoba’s faculty of agricultural and food sciences were recognized recently for their outstanding contributions to Manitoba’s agricultural community. Harold Froese, egg producer and industry leader, and Herm Martens, community leader and dedicated volunteer, received Certificates of Merit from the faculty of agricultural and food sciences at the University […] Read more



Avoid Bed Bug Infestations

An entomologist with the University of Manitoba is encouraging the public to be cautious when buying used furniture to avoid having their homes become infested with bed bugs. The bed bug is a relatively flat, reddish-coloured, wingless, biting insect that feeds on blood at all stages of development and it tends to hide in cracks […] Read more