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Research funding supports on-farm adoption of clean technologies and practices

University of Manitoba researchers were among several institutions to receive federal funding Friday supporting ongoing research under the Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Program (AGGP). Member of Parliament Terry Duguid (Winnipeg South) announced an investment of $1.9 million for a project with the University of Manitoba to study strategies for reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs) on Canadian cattle […] Read more

Ottawa’s new GHG goal eyes fertilizer, chem sectors

The federal government’s new target, to cut the country’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 per cent below 2005 levels in the next 15 years, will involve new regulations on fertilizer and chemical companies’ output. Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced the government’s new target and general plans on Friday in Winnipeg, but hasn’t yet specified […] Read more