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Barry Micallef Appointed Faculty Advisor of Urban Organic Farm

Prof. Barry Micallef has been appointed as the new faculty advisor for the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming (GCUOF). He began in the role on May 1, 2020.  “Due to the...20 May 2020
Helen Booker

New Grain Farmers of Ontario Professorship in Wheat Breeding and Genetics

Prof. Helen Booker has been hired as an associate professor in the Department of Plant Agriculture, assuming the Grain Farmers of Ontario Professorship in Wheat Breeding and Genetics ...14 May 2020
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2020 Graduate Prize For Publishing

ABOUT THE AWARD This award is to encourage graduate students to publish their research during the time they are in the graduate program a prize will be awarded to graduate students who...24 Apr 2020
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Prof. Mohanty: Winner of the (PPS) JL White Innovation Award 2020

Prof. Mohanty has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the Polymer Processing Society’s (PPS) JL White Innovation Award 2020. This was announced in the April 2020 PPS Newsletter (see...16 Apr 2020
Dr. Amar MMohanty

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
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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

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