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Profs Talk Butter and Palm-Based Feeds for Dairy Cows

ABSc Profs John Cant and Michael Steele were a part of two discussion panels hosted by Food, Agricultural and Economics (FARE) faculty Mike Von Massow, in collaboration with Dairy at Guelph, to help clarify what we know, don't know, and need to know about the recent controversies around the texture of butter and questions about palm-based feed supplements for cows. 

Week 3 Submissions: ABSc GSC Creative Expression of Research Competition

We had more fantastic submissions for week 3 of the ABSc GSC Creative Expression of Research Competition!

Ivan Campos, a PhD Candidate working under the supervision of Dr. Flavio Schenkel, created an eye-catching infographic summarizing his research on Breeding Dairy Cattle for Climate Resilience.

    

Animal Nutrition Association of Canada (ANAC) Summer Student Position

The Animal Nutrition Association of Canada (ANAC) is looking to hire a summer student or recent graduate (within 1-year of completion). This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in learning more about the Canadian feed industry and the important work done by agricultural associations.

For further details, read the job posting here or please visit the ANAC job website.

Week 2 Winner of the ABSc GSC Creative Expression of Research Competition

Congratulations to Kortney Acton for winning last week's prize draw for the ABSc Graduate Student Council’s Creative Expressions of Research Contest. Kortney is an M.Sc. Candidate studying beef Cattle nutrition with Dr. Katie Wood and recieved first prize from the random draw for her "COWSMOO" magazine cover!

We received many fantastic submissions last week. Please follow the links to view all of the great work our postdoctoral fellows and students are carrying out!

First Winner for the ABSc GSC Creative Expressions of Research Contest

Congratulations to Melissa Williams, a Ph.D. Candidate studying beef Cattle nutrition with Dr. Katie Wood, for winning the First Prize Draw for the ABSc Graduate Student Council’s Creative Expressions of Research Contest.

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DON'T FORGET to send in your submission for A CHANCE TO WIN!! Draws happen weekly and submissions are accepted until March 19th!

Prof. Tina Widowski Named Research Leadership Chair

ABSc Prof. Tina Widowski was among 13 UofG faculty recently awarded a Research Leadership Chair (RLC). The RLC program was initiated by the Univeristy in 2017 to "recognize research excellence of mid- to late-career-stage faculty who have proven records of distinguished and sustained scholarly work."

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