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U of G, National Park Restoration Project Celebrates Canada 150

A University of Guelph project to save an endangered thistle may ultimately restore the plant and help preserve biodiversity in Canada’s national parks. The Gosling Research Institute for...28 Jun 2017
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Honours & Awards

3MT, FMC and SIVB – Plant Ag Grad students shine Our graduate students have been reaping a whole bunch of awards and are in the news. Here is a list of who won what and the significance of...26 Jun 2017
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Plant Ag Booth at Summerfest 2017 a Success

Many thanks go to Rodger Tschanz for the popular display at Summerfest which had a lot of traffic. The activity tent asked visitors to use a a selection of new flower cultivars to create a mixed...26 Jun 2017
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Al Sullivan Wins 2017 UGFA Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching

On June 1, 2017, Al Sullivan won the 2017 UGFA Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching at OAC. A more formal recognition ceremony is slated for the fall when the Faculty Association...15 Jun 2017
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Plant Ag grad student Shanthanu Krishnakumar wins Top Prize, People's Choice Award in national 3MT contest!

A University of Guelph graduate student has become the first competitor in the national 3-Minute Thesis contest to win both the annual competition’s top prize and its People’s Choice...07 Jun 2017
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Plant Ag Grad Amélie Gaudin - A scientist to watch says The Scientist Magazine®

Plant Ag grad Amélie Gaudin says having grown up on a farm in France, it’s little wonder she ended up working with crops. “I’ve been interested in agriculture...01 Jun 2017
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Manish Raizada's Innovation Aids in Natural Disaster Recovery

When natural disasters strike, such as the mudslides and flooding in Sri Lanka last week or the 2015 Nepal earthquake, what do rural people need to rebuild their lives, and how to get it to them?...31 May 2017
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Only the best barley for these brews: The New Farm

Ontario craft beer is taking a huge step forward, by taking a 100-year step backward. Here, a storied, century-old Canadian heritage barley variety called OAC 21 is being reintroduced, especially...30 May 2017
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University of Guelph Introduces New Organic Agriculture Certificate to Enhance Educational Opportunities for Students

The University of Guelph is introducing a new certificate in organic agriculture that will be available to all undergraduate students in fall 2018, encouraging broader student enrollment in organic...29 May 2017
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Congratulations to Plant Ag Award Recipients

Congratulations to the following Plant Ag Award Recipients! Andy Chen, Jason Lanoue, Harwinder Sidhu, Valerie Craig, Michael Gebre, Robert Brandt, Stephen Reynolds and Max Hargreaves received...17 May 2017


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