Sheep

  • News Articles

    • Kim Schneider in front of grazing beef cattle at Elora Research Station

      Forage and pasture research ramping up in Ontario with new faculty and facilities

      Ontario Beef, August 2021: Forage and pasture research at the University of Guelph is kicking into high gear with pastureland renovation and expansion at the University of Guelph beef research facilities at Elora and the hiring of a new forage and service crops professor.

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    • It’s time for a Livestock Manifesto

      Farmtario, April 8, 2021: We know all too well that livestock producers count on consumers for their purchasing power and most of us are aware of the “social contract” that the agriculture industry needs to live up to with society. How is the livestock sector doing with regards to the view that society holds of it? Based on headlines and social media, not so well.

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    • Mentorship program participants on farm tour

      New mentorship program builds bridges

      Canadian Poultry, January 2021: Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) has launched a mentorship program for new University of Guelph faculty in the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC), Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), and College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CPES) to make connections to the provincial livestock industry.

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    • Mike Swidersky speaking to mentorship program tour participants

      Sheep farmer hosts farm tour for new Guelph faculty

      Sheep News, December 2020: Sheep and beef farmer Mike Swidersky hosted a group of new University of Guelph faculty members for a tour at his farm in Dufferin County in early October. The researchers have all recently come to Guelph as faculty in the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC), Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), or College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CPES).

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  • Research Scouts

  • These two farming methods can feed the planet and help the environment — but they need to get along

    Published September 9, 2021

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  • DNA from 1,600-year-old Iranian sheep mummy brings history to life

    Published July 14, 2021

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  • People prefer ‘natural’ strategies to reduce atmospheric carbon

    Published June 1, 2021

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  • Hydroponic system offers year-round on-farm feed solution

    Published May 28, 2021

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  • Consumer visits to farm pay off in increased support: Most aren’t ready to embrace lab-created meat

    Published May 27, 2021

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  • Organic meat less likely to be contaminated with multidrug-resistant bacteria

    Published May 18, 2021

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