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Cider Research Information Day

Cider Research Information Day 60 participants, representing 36 cideries as well as many from the apple industry attended the Cider Research Information Day organized by Dr. John Cline. The goal...28 Aug 2018

Introducing New Prof - John Sulik

The Department of Plant Agriculture is proud to introduce the latest addition to our faculty: Dr. John Sulik, Assistant Professor in Precision Agriculture to advance Food from Thought research and...20 Aug 2018
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Weed Team Winners at the North Eastern Weed Science Collegiate Contest

On July 24, 2018, the OAC Weeds Team competed at the North Eastern Weed Science Collegiate Contest held at the Pine Level BASF Research Station in North Carolina. Eighty-seven students (52 grads and...31 Jul 2018
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Launch of Special Issue of the Trinidad Journal Tropical Agriculture - IDRC Project

Congratulation go to Jay Subramanian for the successful launch of the special issue of the journal Tropical Agriculture that comes out from Trinidad for the past 75 years. This issue contains...26 Jul 2018
A farmer in India sprays hexanal on mango trees.

Stopping the rot - How a natural compound called hexanal is helping prevent India’s lucrative fruit crops from spoiling

  Posted by Brian Owens on May 4, 2018 IDRC A farmer in India sprays hexanal on mango trees. Hexanal is a naturally-occurring compound that’s being used to prevent fruit crops in...24 May 2018
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Travis Cranmer - One of Guelph's "Top 20 under 40"

Travis Cranmer, one of Plant Ag's own is now one of Guelph top "20 under 40." Article from the Guelph Tribune dated April 5, 2018 Travis Cranmer has his dream job. "I...11 Apr 2018
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Rodger Tschanz & U of G win Soft Landscape Supplier of the Year at Canada Blooms

Saturday, March 17, 2018 Rodger Tschanz was presented with the Soft Landscape Supplier of the Year award at the Canada Blooms show in Toronto. Kudos go to Rodger, Plant Ag, and U of G...19 Mar 2018
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The Canadian Phytopathological Society’s Best Educational Video Awards 2017-2018

Eligibility All graduate students, undergraduate students, research technicians and post-doctoral fellows conducting their research in plant sciences/plant pathology are eligible for the...06 Mar 2018
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Scholarship Available

  Dave Lambert Agricultural Scholarship The Niagara Peninsula Fruit & Vegetable Growers’ Association (NPF & VGA) is offering a $1,500 scholarship to any student accepted to,...20 Feb 2018
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College Royal 2018 Volunteers Needed

Volunteers needed for Plant Ag's participation in College Royal on March 17 and 18, 2018. Contact Gisele Angel for more information and to volunteer your time. 13 Feb 2018


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