Photo of earthquake devastation in rural area.

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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Calling all current PhD students and postgrads! Travel Scholarships available for 4th International Symposium on Genomics of Plant Genetic Resources in Giessen, Germany

GPGR4 4th International Symposium on Genomics of Plant Genetic Resources 3-7 September, 2017 in Giessen, Germany Travel scholarships Thanks to generous support from our corporate...30 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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Shanthanu Krishna Kumar is finalist in 3MT Nationals

Congratulations to one of our own talented Plant Ag Grad students, Shanthanu Krishna Kumar! He has made it to the national-level competition of the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT). Go to the following...15 May 2017
Asparagus growing in the field.

Canadians spring for asparagus this season: The New Farm

During peak season, once asparagus breaks through the soil, farmers say you can actually sit and watch it climb toward the sky.  Odds are the fresh Ontario asparagus you now see in stores...09 May 2017
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CEC Panel - Reducing and Managing Food and Organic Waste Streams in North America

On March 23, 2017, the Joint Public Advisory Committee of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) held a public forum in Chiapas, Mexico to discuss the challenges and opportunities for...24 Mar 2017

2017 CSA Teaching Excellence Award

On March 22nd, the CSA Teaching Excellence Award was given out at the On-Campus Teaching Awards ceremony. This year, DTM Program Director and lecturer Stephen Fleischauer was one of the two...24 Mar 2017

2017 Student Life Awards

The 2017 Student Life Awards were given out on Wednesday, March 22nd. These awards honour the achievements and contributions of campus and community leaders who have made a lasting difference in the...24 Mar 2017


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