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Faculty Position

Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor - Specialty Crops Innovation College: Ontario Agricultural College Department: Plant Agriculture Date Posted: October 22, 2018 Deadline...12 Nov 2018

CPS Poster Winners from Plant Ag

At the southern Ontario region of the Canadian Phytopathological Society on Friday, Nov. 2, there was a graduate student poster competition. All four of the winners were from Plant Ag- in fact all...06 Nov 2018
Tray of living ornaments

Living Ornaments

Faculty, staff and students have been hard at work making living ornaments for the Department to sell with the proceeds going to the United Way.  Every year, these ornaments sell out quickly...02 Nov 2018
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Grad Students Win Awards at the CSHS Conference

The following students have won awards at the Can Soc of Hort Sci conference that was held at Niagara Falls October 4 - 6, 2018 Erika DeBrouwer -MS (J Subramanian, A Sullivan and G Paliyath) -...15 Oct 2018
Glass of cider and apples

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

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
Tropical Agriculture Magazine

Launch of Special Issue of the Trinidad Journal Tropical Agriculture - IDRC Project

Congratulation go to Jay Subramanina 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

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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