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New Farm Coordinator and Faculty Supervisor at GCUOF!

The Department of Plant Agriculture and the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) are pleased to announce Michael Smith as the new Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming (GCUOF) farm coordinator....02 Jun 2021

Congratulations to the February "G" winner, Peter White!

Congratulations to Peter White on being recognized by GREAT at U of G in February as their "G" winner. Peter has been an employee with the Department of Plant Agriculture at the...12 May 2021
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Bean Breeding Program Donates 2,000kg of Beans to Local Organizations

Researchers with the U of G dry bean breeding program recently donated more than 2,000 kilograms of beans to the Guelph Food Bank, the non-profit group The Seed and the University’s Hospitality...04 May 2021
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Congratulations to Winners of Impact Case Competition!

Plant Agriculture's Karthika Sriskantharajah, Michelle Thompson and SEDRD's Emily Souza participated in the 2021 Impact Case Competition by OAC last week on Thursday, March 18. They won first...25 Mar 2021
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Graduate Prize for Publishing

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and congratulate these nine Plant Ag Grad Students who have received the Graduate Prize for Publishing Award! ABOUT THE AWARD This award is...23 Mar 2021
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Dr. Swanton Awarded Professor Emeritus Designation

Dr. Clarence Swanton was formally awarded the designation University Professor Emeritus by the University at a special virtual ceremony last month. https://news.uoguelph.ca/2021/02/...09 Mar 2021
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Grad Student Valerie Craig Wins 1st Place at 2021 Corn Breeding Research Meeting

Congratulation to Valerie Craig. She won 1st place for her talk at the 2021 Corn Breeding Research meetings. Valerie won what is called the Larry Darrah award. She did a great job of taking a complex...04 Mar 2021
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Nicole Berardi Wins the 3 Minute PhD Thesis Presentation

Congratulations to Nicole Berardi who won 1st place in the 3 Minute PhD Thesis presentation at the 61st Annual Conference of the Weed Science Society of America. Her thesis presentation was called...25 Feb 2021

Plant Ag Grad Student Christine Dervaric won 3rd place in the OFVC poster contest

Plant Agriculture graduate student Christine Dervaric won 3rd place in the OFVC poster contest.  Poster pdf: https://www.ofvc.ca/assets/img/Posters/pdf/3.%20Christine%20Dervaric_OFVC%...22 Feb 2021
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Sara Stricker Wins 4th Place at the 2020 Ontario 3M Competition

Congrats go to Sara Stricker who placed 4th  in the 2020 Ontario 3MT Competition hosted by Windsor University. Her title was Know thy enemy: Stemphylium leaf blight Link to Sara...08 Feb 2021

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