Dept. of Bioresource Engineering

Participants, including scientists from McGill University, Canada, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, NGOs, representatives from processing machineries industry, small and micro level food enterprises, push cart vendors and farmers took part in the workshop.

Times of India

 

Classified as: small millets, food process engineering
Published on: 19 Feb 2018

Vijaya Raghavan, Professor, McGill University, which is one of the collaborators of the project, said that promoting the consumption of small millets was not only key for addressing malnutrition related issues, but also to address climate change.

The Hindu

 

Classified as: malnutrition, climate change, small millets
Published on: 19 Feb 2018

Congratulations to Jan Adamowski (Bioresource Engineering) and Elena Bennett (Natural Resource Sciences) on their induction into the Royal Society of Canada. The announcement was made in September, and the induction ceremony was held in late November.

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Classified as: royal society of canada, Jan Adamowski, elena bennett
Published on: 11 Dec 2017

McGill University researchers [Grant Clark & Chandra Madramootoo] at Macdonald campus in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue got some welcome news Monday when the federal government announced nearly $3 million in funding for research projects that will help farmers cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Classified as: Research, greenhouse gas emissions
Published on: 14 Jun 2017

Bioresource Engineering professors Grant Clark  and Shiv Prasher, along with colleagues Dr. Maryam Kargar (Postdoctoral Fellow and Project Manager), Masters student Marcelo Frosi, Dr.

Classified as: bioresource engineering, City of Montreal, tree survival, water uptake
Published on: 19 Apr 2017

 

Harry Pelissero is the general manager of Egg Farmers of Ontario, which has been working with Michael Ngadi, a professor of bioresource engineering at McGill University, to develop a machine that selects female eggs before they're hatched.

Read more on CBC

 

Classified as: Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Macdonald Campus, bioresource engineering, Michael Ngadi, egg culling, new technology
Published on: 23 Jun 2016
|KATHY MACLEAN, COMMUNICATIONS, FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

 

There was good news all around for the Quebec agri-food sector in the recent provincial budget.

Classified as: Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, innovation, natural ingredients, McGill Agri-Food Innovation Network, Agrifood innovation, food and innovation
Published on: 23 Mar 2016

Before that beautiful salmon filet lands on your plate, a lot of less appetizing stuff gets stripped away: By one estimate, the global seafood industry produces 64 million metric tons of waste each year. A new study suggests a potentially sweeter fate for all those heads and guts: They can be turned into a coal-like substance called hydrochar, which could be used as fuel or added to soil to improve fertility and sequester carbon (Energy Fuels 2015, DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.5b01671).

Classified as: bioresource engineering, biofuel, seafood waste, Shrikalaa Kannan, turning waste into biofuel
Published on: 16 Dec 2015

Chaque année, des millions de poussins mâles, jugés sans valeur par l'industrie des poules pondeuses, sont euthanasiés dès leur sortie de l'oeuf. Une pratique que l'Allemagne veut cesser d'ici 2017, et à laquelle une mystérieuse invention de l'Université McGill pourrait mettre fin....Au Québec, l'Université McGill planche aussi secrètement sur une technologie semblable.

Classified as: Research, bioresource engineering, Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Michael Ngadi, chickens
Published on: 11 Dec 2015

 

Bioresource Engineering professor Mark Lefsrud and PhD candidate Débora Parrine were featured on CBC's The National on Tuesday, September 22.

Mark spoke about his work with Urban Barns, and how the new growth systems that he is developing are changing the face of agriculture.

Classified as: bioresource engineering, Mark Lefsrud, Urban Barns
Published on: 23 Sep 2015

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