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Genomics Research to Reduce Emissions in Dairy Cattle Receives International Dairy Federation Award for Innovation in Climate Action

Lactanet and Semex have developed the world’s first official genetic evaluation program to assist dairy producers in selecting animals that will contribute to reduced dairy cattle methane emissions without affecting production levels. This innovation received an international award from the International Dairy Federation.   Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta – December 20, 2023 – The International Dairy Federation […]

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New Investments in Genomics are Driving Agriculture Closer to Net-Zero

Alberta is leading the way on new solutions for carbon sequestration in rangeland grazing systems and for high-protein, low carbon footprint alternative crops for global markets.   Calgary – September 6, 2023 – Today, new investments in Alberta-led research were announced as part of the Genome Canada-led Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Systems initiative (CSAFS), that

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The Secret to the Perfect Recipe is Understanding your Ingredients

We all have our favourite recipes, and having the right ingredients is a critical part of creating these tried and tested dishes. Swap one type of flour for another or use a different pan, and your cake may not turn out the same way. Something similar happens inside your cells: nutrients are processed according to

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Data driven technology is advancing beef production in Alberta

Researchers use emerging technologies to select for superior cattle to help boost beef industry through a partnership between Alpha Phenomics and Livestock Gentec, at the University of Alberta. “We need technologies that will make differences in food safety, carbon emissions, greenhouses gases, and the quality of protein that entices people to want to use it.

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