Public service award “good fit” for Althouse

Last November, Saskatchewan’s chief veterinary officer Dr. Betty Althouse was recognized for her outstanding contributions with the Saskatchewan Premier’s Award for Excellence in Public Service.

Health care students put teamwork to the test

Hallie MacLachlan learned first-hand the value of teamwork in the complex and challenging field of health care, when she competed in the Health Care Team Challenge back in 2016.

Farm Credit Canada makes investment in the future of agriculture

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has committed $100,000 toward the construction of the Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence (LFCE) – a world-class facility that will unite livestock and forage research, and allow for enhanced teaching and outreach.

Mealworms may turn infected wheat into cash

Fusarium fungus contamination in wheat caused more than $1 billion in economic losses in Canada in 2016, affecting almost 80 per cent of Saskatchewan and Manitoba cereal crops and leaving farmers scratching their heads on how to dispose of tonnes of worthless wheat.

From epidemics to Olympics

Hearing Steven Jones describe his time working with highly contagious deadly diseases, it almost sounds like he’s walking you through a scene from a blockbuster film.

Ag honours

Researchers and staff members from the U of S College of Agriculture and Bioresources will be named to the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame (SAHF) later this year.

Federal funds for livestock research centre

A $4.47-million investment by the Government of Canada was announced on May 26 at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) to support the planned construction of the university's Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence (LFCE).

WCVM student finalist in NSERC contest

A University of Saskatchewan PhD student in veterinary biomedical sciences has been named one of 20 finalists in a nationwide showcase of scientific research images.

WCVM students top photo competition

Three Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) students are winners in the University of Saskatchewan's (U of S) annual Images of Research competition.