USask researchers and Indigenous leaders team up on project to revive purebred bison population

A University of Saskatchewan (USask) expert in reproductive biology is part of the research team that is featured in a Globe and Mail article on reviving the purebred bison population.

USask crop researchers awarded $8M to advance food and bio-products for a sustainable future

Thirty University of Saskatchewan (USask) crop research projects have been awarded a total of more than $8 million through Saskatchewan’s Agricultural Development Fund (ADF), a program jointly supported by the federal and provincial governments and supplemented by industry partners.

USask Global Institute for Food Security awarded $600K to study extended growing season

A grant from Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) is helping researchers at the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) pursue a project that could help extend the growing season for canola and soybean in the province and in temperate climates around the world.

New parasite species found in Northern wildlife

University of Saskatchewan researchers are part of an international team that has discovered a new species of a parasite, nicknamed “Oddball,” in northern Canada’s wolverines.

USask Global Institute for Food Security researchers help crack canola genome

Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) are members of an international consortium of key academic and global seed company leaders from Canada, the United States, Europe and Israel that has successfully sequenced the genome for canola.

USask Global Institute for Food Security and federal partners to pilot unique research hub line

Canada’s first laboratory combining digital data analysis of plant genes and traits with the latest precision agriculture technologies to improve crop yield, profitability and sustainability in the agri-food sector is gearing up for a two-year pilot project this year at the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS).

Untangling clubroot disease

University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have designed a chain of software programs that combine biology and computer science to help identify the pathogen proteins that contribute to the insurgence of clubroot disease now affecting canola across the Prairies.