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The Grain Farmers of Ontario Professorship in Wheat Breeding is filled by Ali Navabi

It is with great pleasure that I am able to announce that Dr. Ali Navabi will begin in the role of the Grain Farmers of Ontario Professorship in Wheat Breeding in our department on May 1, 2014. The...10 Apr 2014
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Turf Research featured in Guelph Mercury

Most of us are fed up with the winter that seems to have dragged on forever, or at least crossed the threshold into spring.  With warmer weather in sight, the anticipation grows for those...09 Apr 2014
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Congratulations Plant Ag Grads!

Plant Ag has been awarded the GSA Participation Award for the 4th year in a row!  Way to go!  Speaking of our Grads... PlantAg CLOTHING ORDERS are TODAY! Your GSLC reps will be in the...01 Apr 2014
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A Double Celebration for Jenny Van de Kamer

On Friday we had a chance to wish Jenny Van de Kamer all the best in her upcoming retirement – on her birthday. Jenny has been with the University of Guelph for over 40 years. She started...31 Mar 2014
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Are GMO's Safe?

Plant Ag Prof. Rene Van Acker, was part of a panel discussion on The Agenda with Steve Paikin. The panel discussed safety and consumer concerns over genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Rene...26 Mar 2014
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Project SOY 2014 Competition Winners

Project SOY (Soybean Opportunities for Youth) competition was held last week.  Project SOY is an annual contest that harnesses students' creative power to develop new products and marketing...26 Mar 2014
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OAC Soil and Crop Club's Exhibit Places Third at College Royal Open House Weekend

At the Open House Weekend for the 90th anniversary of College Royal, the Department of Plant Agriculture saw a new partner along their display within the Crop Science building. With the OAC Soil and...24 Mar 2014
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College Royal – Hort Club Display Wins 1st in OAC Prize

The Plant Ag displays in both the Bovey and Crop Science venues were attractive and had lots of chance for interaction. The participation of the Hort Club is always welcome and this year their...20 Mar 2014
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Nancy Xiao featured in the Guelph Mercury

Nancy Xiao, a PhD student in plant biology, was featured in an article in the Guelph Mercury.  Nancy was one of the many Plant Ag students that helped to make the 90th College Royal event so...18 Mar 2014
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Don't Miss it!

Make sure you take some time this weekend to check out the cool display in Crop Science room 116 & 117 - the students and the various department labs have put together a great showcase for...14 Mar 2014

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