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Amy Harrington

Everyone has a passion. Something they feel strongly about. For second year Animal Science student Amy Harrington, it’s animals.


Building friendships, celebrating history

The Mi’kmaq Grand Council Flag was permanently installed on the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus — a first for a Nova Scotia university campus.


About the Faculty of Agriculture


You'll learn to solve real-world problems in a friendly, hands-on environment from professors who are leaders in their fields of study. Learn more about Dalhousie University's Faculty of Agriculture.

Faculty and research


Our researchers have access to cutting-edge technology, labs and resources to innovate new technologies in support of the agri-food and aquaculture industries. Learn more about our research.

Agriculture News from Dal News

  • Connecting food and health
    Third-year Faculty of Agriculture student Brianna Downey is spending her summer studying peptides, short chains of proteins that can have a big impact on human health — for the better.
  • Helping develop more accurate weather predictions
    Actuarial Science student Sean Mekers has returned home to Truro this summer to work with Faculty of Agriculture faculty member Haibo Niu on adapting global climate models to local weather predictions in Nova Scotia.
  • Ready for the dog days of summer
    Animal Science student Amy Harrington is a provincial champion at dog showing, but this summer she'll be leaving the dogs in Nova Scotia as she heads to Tanzania to take part in an international agriculture summit.
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