Silent Auction bidders

Plant Ag....YOU ROCK!

We are happy to report that due to the phenomenal generosity of Staff, Students and Faculty in this Department and friends from other U of G Departments, $1400 was raised yesterday in 1 hour at...21 May 2015
photo of the plant sale


The Plant Ag Social Committee yet again wowed us with their annual plant sale.  It was the perfect day to browse through and purchase a wide variety of plants, vegetables and herbs.  So...21 May 2015

Welcome our new GSLC reps!

The Plant Agriculture department and the Guelph Student Liaison Committee (GSLC) are pleased to announce Jason Lemay as the new MSc representative and Rattandeep (Rattan) Gill as the PhD...21 May 2015
Before And After GCUOF

GCUOF Transformation

In 2008, the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming (GCUOF) was created at the University of Guelph.    This one-hectare farm was created to provide hands on learning for students...15 May 2015
Open Access Resources For Nepal Relief

Open Access Resources For Nepal Relief

Manish Raizada and the SAKNepal team have developed a responsive set of resources that include products and lessons to improve the livelihood of subsistence farmers in Nepal.  These resources...13 May 2015
Jen Wilker, Harwinder Singh, Robert Bruce and Ali Navabi with GWAS guests

GWAS Workshop

Ali Navabi and graduate students Harwinder Singh Sidhu, Robert Bruce and Jennifer Wilker recently organized the GWAS (genome-wide association study) workshop, for 50 registrants in the...07 May 2015
Plant Sale Flyer

Annual Plant Sale

Our amazing Social Committee (and some very enthusiastic helpers) have been hard at work in the potting room and greenhouse getting ready for our annual Plant Ag Plant Sale.  We hope you will...06 May 2015
Rodger Tschanz speaking with a group of high school students

Careers in Agriculture Day

The Ontario Agricultural College and Career Education Council invited high school students to discover a wide range of careers and educational opportunities related to agriculture, animals, business...27 Apr 2015
Dennis Van Dyk, Kevin Vander Kooi and Mary Ruth McDonald with their IPM award certificates.

The Department of Plant Agriculture participates in 64th Muck Vegetable Growers’ Conference

Another very successful Muck Conference has just wrapped up in Bradford. Formally called the Annual Muck Vegetable Growers Conference, Meetings & Equipment Trade Show, this event marks the...17 Apr 2015
OMAFRA professionals and adjunct faculty

Adjunct and OMAFRA Specialists Presentation Day

Plant Ag personnel were treated to a very interesting series of talks by OMAFRA professionals associated with us and adjunct faculty in our department from various institutions and organizations...10 Apr 2015


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