Plant Ag employees hold BDDC's functional and biodegradable flower pot

Demand Grows for BDDC Flower Pots

Eco-friendly flower pots specially designed at the University of Guelph's Bioproducts Discovery and Development Centre (BDDC) are now on shelves for consumers. The pots are made up of up to 30...04 Jul 2014
FIFA Brasil soccer turf

Plant Ag in the News: from FIFA's turf to space plants

  The Globe and Mail interviewed Prof. Eric Lyons on June 26 for a story about FIFA's field turf, "Canadian grass pitch-perfect for Brazil". According to Lyons maintaining a...02 Jul 2014
Student planting in the Bovey greenhouse

The Julien Project: Plant Therapy

Rodger Tschanz , greenhouse technician in Plant Ag, has been cultivating something other than plants in the Bovey greenhouses this spring. Youth from across the city have been exercising their...30 Jun 2014
Phillip and Susan Gosling officially open GRIPP

GRIPP Grand Opening

The Gosling Research Institute for Plant Preservation plans to freeze and bank all Canadian plant species Click above to see CTV feature on the GRIPP Grand Opening The Gosling Research...26 Jun 2014
Dragan Galic featured in Community newspaper

Research could aid in chestnut recovery

Dragan Galic along with professor emeritus Adam Dale have been working towards developing chestnut trees that are genetically resistant to disease. A grafting technique developed by Galic at the...26 Jun 2014
Students at Michigan State University

Plant Ag at Michigan State University

June 24, 2014 Last week, sixteen members of the department of Plant Agriculture traveled to Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, Michigan, for the 6th annual Great Lakes Plant Breeding...25 Jun 2014
Amelie Gaudin enjoys fresh strawberries and icecream

Sweet Success for Strawberry Social

Hungry staff, students, and faculty from across campus flooded into the Bovey Greenhouse Cafe yesterday for Plant Ag's annual Strawberry Social. Sweet Simcoe strawberries, a variety of ice...25 Jun 2014
Chinese delegates tour the BDDC led by Dr. Misra

Chinese delegates visit BDDC

Several Chinese delegates, including the Consul General of China Mr. Fang Li, visited the BDDC Friday afternoon as a part of their tour of the University of Guelph. The Office of the Vice-President (...16 Jun 2014
Conservatory garden at UG

This weekend: 'Garden Days' celebrate 50 years at UG

This weekend marks Garden Days, a national project designed to highlight the benefit of gardens and green spaces across Canada. The University of Guelph is leading Ontario's celebration, with the...12 Jun 2014
Ontario Farmer article on highschool tours at OAC

Plant Ag in the spotlight for this month's Ontario Farmer

This month, the Ontario Farmer included two articles featuring "Options in Agriculture" highschool tours of the Ontario Agricultural College, and the department of Plant Agriculture earlier...11 Jun 2014


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