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Two cows lying in a field
Feature

It’s all about the interactions

The U of M’s Integrated Animal Systems Biology team makes discoveries to understand and improve the growth and health of food-producing animals.

Tim Johnson
Expert Alert

How to identify and eliminate high-risk Salmonella

Tim Johnson, a professor of poultry microbiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, shares his expert analysis on the utilization of cutting-edge genomics that enables poultry producers to identify and eliminate high-risk Salmonella.

Two women collecting water samples in the field
Feature

Hands-on experience in environmental research

Undergraduate students in Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering have the chance to do field research with faculty and grad students to get a closer look at the careers they’re pursuing.

Image of Jessica Hellmann and Heidi Roop
Expert Alert

UN Climate Change Conference (COP26)

University of Minnesota climate science experts Jessica Hellmann and Heidi Roop are available to provide comments on the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26).

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Expert Alert

Next-generation Earth systems science report

Melissa Kenney with the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment is available to provide expert comment on the Next Generation Earth Systems Science at the National Science Foundation report.

Cory Anderson posing for photo
Feature

Cory Anderson: Stalking a deer killer

As a lifelong hunter and an environmental health graduate student concentrating in infectious diseases, Cory Anderson harbors a passion both personal and professional when it comes to chronic wasting disease, or CWD.

Carmen Fernholz at his farm near Madison, Minnesota.
Feature

Greener farms of the future

U of M researchers are partnering with farmers to find new ways to cultivate the soil and raise animals—and help mitigate climate change.

A researcher runs wire from the bed of a pickup and out through the open tailgate to tow a low flatbed cart with a life-size cardboard cutout of a hyena on it.
Research Brief

Predator traits shape anti-predator response

New research from the U of M's College of Biological Sciences shows that predators’ hunting techniques and the relative degree of danger they pose are key factors dictating anti-predator response in other species.

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Expert Alert

UN climate change report

The recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change analyzed the academic research on climate science and gave an update on our understanding of climate change. Gabe Chan, an assistant professor in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, breaks down the findings of the report. 

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Expert Alert

African swine fever

John Deen, a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, weighs in on ASF’s impact and potential threats to local and national farmers. 

 

Elleni Paulson
Feature

Fostering food systems connections

As the first graduate of a new Applied Sciences Leadership program, Elleni Paulson hopes to improve communication among farmers and consumers.