School of Food and Agriculture

UMaine community members participating in fifth annual Maine Science Festival

The fifth annual Maine Science Festival will be held in Bangor and Orono March 13–17. The University of Maine is one of the major event sponsors. Several members of the UMaine community will lead workshops and participate in the program that draws science, innovation and creative achievement enthusiasts of all ages. “Ask a Researcher” will […]

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WABI interviews Molloy about nutrition and health

WABI (Channel 5) interviewed Eileen Molloy, director of the Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics, lecturer in human nutrition, and undergraduate program coordinator for the University of Maine’s School of Food and Agriculture. As a registered dietitian nutritionist and current president of the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Molloy’s mission is to “serve the […]

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BDN speaks with Mallory about Maine Grain Conference

The Bangor Daily News interviewed Ellen Mallory, an associate Extension professor with University of Maine Cooperative Extension and associate professor in the UMaine School of Food and Agriculture, for an article about industrial hemp in Maine and the Maine Grain Conference. Mallory noted a presentation on industrial hemp as part of the annual Maine Grain […]

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Students sought for study on dietary knowledge, cooking skills

Scientists in the University of Maine’s School of Food and Agriculture are recruiting students to take part in a study about their ability to acquire and prepare nutritious food. Students who prepare their own food are encouraged to complete the one-hour survey to help researchers understand their cooking skills. Participants will be paid $10 for […]

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Phys.org publishes UMaine release on blue mussels, ocean acidification

Phys.org published a University of Maine news release about research that suggests blue mussels could be more resilient than other cultivated species to increased ocean acidity and storms predicted to affect the Gulf of Maine as a result of climate change. The research team, which was led by Tim Bowden, an associate professor of aquaculture […]

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New study finds blue mussels resilient to ocean acidification

Blue mussels, the predominant species used in aquaculture in Maine, may be more resilient than other cultivated species to the increased seawater acidity and storms predicted to hit the Gulf of Maine as a consequence of climate change, according to a University of Maine research team. A study led by Tim Bowden, an associate professor […]

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umaine students visiting a dairy during a travel course

Animal and veterinary science students take learning abroad

Nine UMaine animal and veterinary sciences students and David Marcinkowski, an associate professor in the School of Food and Agriculture, traveled to Prince Edward Island this month for the New England Dairy Travel Course. The annual travel course is a cooperative effort between the New England land grant schools, including UMass, UNH, UVM and UMaine. […]

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Medical XPress carries UMaine release on Kamath’s pathogen research

Medical XPress carried a University of Maine news release about a National Science Foundation award to fund research co-led by Pauline Kamath, an assistant professor of animal health at UMaine. Kamath will work with Wendy Turner, an assistant professor of biological sciences at University at Albany, State University of New York, and others from the […]

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