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New Organic Farm Coordinator

The Department of Plant Agriculture is pleased to announce Jessica Gale as the new farm coordinator for the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming (GCUOF). She begins in the role today, ...15 Jul 2020

2nd Editors Choice for Dr. Shelp

Editors’ Pick Overview: Greenhouse Canada magazine selects discussion paper by Van Cauwenberghe and Shelp as Editors’ Pick for June 2020.   Advancing cannabis genetics in...09 Jul 2020
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Editors Choice

Canadian Journal of Plant Science selects a paper from Dr. Shelp’s team as "Editor's Choice" for June 2020. Strategic timing and rate of phosphorus fertilization improves...29 Jun 2020
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Carie Devitt - New Program Counsellor for DTM

Carie Devitt has been appointed as the B.Sc. Env. and DTM program counsellor: 22 Jun 2020
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Just peachy – Ontarians can look forward to earlier, tastier peaches

How about getting the ultimate taste of summer – fresh, mouth-watering Ontario peaches – two weeks earlier than normal, and with even better colour, taste and texture? That...18 Jun 2020
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Harvest Genomics Wins Top Prize At Gryphon’s LAAIR Pitch Competition

Co-founders of Harvest Genomics, Chris Grainger (CEO) and Davoud Torkamaneh won top prize at the 2nd Annual Gryphon’s Laair Pitch Competition.  On May 27, 2020 five corporations...03 Jun 2020
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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
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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


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