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Group photo of attendees at 2012 picnic

Plant Ag Picnic

It was a great day for a picnic by Plant Ag at the Elora Research Station this Tues (July 31). Rain for the first few minutes to add needed moisture to rescue fields and then beautiful blue...03 Aug 2012
Tour wagon photo

Grad Students Visit Simcoe

A group of intrepid grad students, led by Fawn Turner, spent the day exploring agriculture in  Norfolk County. The day included a tour of the Simcoe research station, led by Rachel...13 Jul 2012
Judging peaches at Vineland

Fruit Growers Judge Selections from the Peach Breeding Program

The fruit growers in Niagara are giving the benefit of their experience to the evaluation of selections from the peach breeding program, directed by Jay Subramanian and assisted by Glen Alm, at the...12 Jul 2012
Adam Dale and chestnut tree

Crossbreeding Aims to Save Chestnut Trees

Castanea dentata once accounted for about one in four of the trees in this part of the world, providing timber and nuts for food. “The American chestnut was probably one of the dominant...13 Jun 2012
Students in research greenhouse

Keeping Up with Organic Agriculture

In order to cope with the world wide expansion of organic agriculture (10-20% per year), the instructor for OAGR*2050, Roger Nkoa has introduced a student-greenhouse-research project in which...03 Nov 2011
Mary Ruth McDonald receiving her Extension Award.

OAC Alumni Extension Award

Delayed by the rain on Thursday, the OAC Community BBQ was held Friday at noon on Johnston Green.  Faculty, staff and students were treated to hot beef on a bun, fresh fruit and sweets and a...20 Sep 2011
Amar Mohanty

U of G to Help Create 'Green' Cars

Automobiles with bumpers and running boards made from composites of agricultural crops such as corn and wheat are closer to hitting the open road. A team of researchers - including two from the...21 May 2009
Dr. Jay Subramanian

The Fruits of His Labour

BY ANDREW VOWLES Prof. Jay Subramanian, Plant Agriculture Those plum trees putting out their delicate pink and white blossoms on an early May afternoon in Vineland aren’t the only...20 May 2009
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