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Dr. Mohanty Appointed as Distinguished Research Chair in Sustainable Biomaterials

Prof. Amar Mohanty, an internationally renowned researcher, has been appointed as the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) Distinguished Research Chair in Sustainable Biomaterials effective February 1...11 Feb 2020
Kim Schneider

New Forages and Service Crops Prof

The Department of Plant Agriculture is pleased to announce that Kimberley Schneider will be joining the department as an assistant professor in the area of forage and service crops. She will begin in...18 Dec 2019

Brock Doctoral Scholarship Available

The Brock Doctoral Scholarship is available for outstanding Doctoral applicants who will be starting their programs in S20, F20 or W21. The scholarship is valued at $150,000 ($37,500 per year,...17 Dec 2019
Car part made from bio-composite materials

From Coffee Bean to Car Parts: Ford Using U of G Biomaterial Innovation

Made from coffee bean waste from McDonald’s Corp., bio-composite materials developed and tested at the University of Guelph will be used for the first time to create vehicle parts made by Ford...12 Dec 2019
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Three Plant Ag Genomics Projects Receive $ from Government & Industry

Three Plant Ag Genomics projects received funding under the Ontario Regional Priorities Partnership Program announced on Dec. 5, 2019. Praveen Saxena, Department of Plant Agriculture...12 Dec 2019
Liz Lee describing different honey

Honey Tasting Event for the United Way

Today was the first Honey Tasting event in support of the United Way held at the Department of Plant Agriculture.  22 students and staff listened as Liz Lee spoke about her personal experience...21 Nov 2019
Prof. Dave Wolyn in an asparagus field.

Professor Dave Wolyn in the Oct. 29 Toronto Star

Hundreds of petri dishes and test tubes containing little asparagus clones sit on shelves in a tiny climate-controlled room at the University of Guelph campus. One of these could breed the next...31 Oct 2019
Dave Wolyn

Professor Dave Wolyn Honoured for Decades of Asparagus Developement

Prof. David Wolyn, Department of Plant Agriculture, is the University of Guelph’s Innovation of the Year award winner for 2019.  Malcolm Campbell, vice-president (research), presented...10 Oct 2019
Darren Robinson

Meet Prof. Robinson

Darren is a professor in our Department of Plant Agriculture who researches how to manage weeds and minimize herbicide persistence. He and his research program are stationed at the Ridgetown...05 Sep 2019
Gopi Paliyath

Meet Prof. Paliyath

Gopi is a professor in our Department of Plant Agriculture who researches solutions to costly issues and diseases in fruits and vegetables. More on Gopi and his research here: https://www.plant....29 Aug 2019

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