From the Office of the Dean
Message from the Dean
The Faculty of Agriculture and Food at University Laval contributes to the development of the world agri-food system by the excellence of high qualified professionnals, and the skills of their teachers, researchers and research professionnals who conduct fondamental and applied research all around the globe.
The Faculty offers 36 academic programs (undergraduate and graduate) in the fields of ag-economics and consumer studies, agronomy, food science, food engineering, agroenvironment engineering, nutrition. More than 2500 students are enrolled and more than 25M$ of research funding comes into the Faculty annually.
The Faculty hosts 5 Canada Research Chairs (Dairy and probiotic lactic culture biotechnologies, International agri-food commerce, Functional genomics and animal reproduction, Plant protection, Human nutrition and health genomics), 5 NSERC Industrial Research Chairs (Canadian Peatland management, Technology and cheese typicity, Dairy production and milk components, High precision irrigation, Eco-efficiency of milk processing), 1 Academic Leadership Chair and 6 Endowed Chairs (Ornemental Horticulture, International Development, Nutrition, Agricultural Policy Analysis and Collective Marketing, Egg Industry Economy, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery). Therefore, the Faculty operates three experimental farms.
We are proud to make a difference for the Earth and in your life.