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OAC GSC Open Positions

Hey everyone! Great news - there are some open positions and everyone is welcome to apply. If ever there was a time to follow your passion and do something that matters to you, now is certainly that...17 Dec 2015
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Congratulations to NCWSS Award Recipients

Congratulations to NCWSS Award recipients - Darren Robinson, Chris Budd and Matt Underwood At the 70th annual meeting of the North Central Weed Science Society (NCWSS) in Indianapolis, IN, Dr....11 Dec 2015
Poster that reads: Plant Ag - you rock!

Astounding Generosity

The Plant Ag office staff have yet again amazed us with their generosity.  Within Guelph and Wellington County, there are many families who are unable to afford the luxury of gifts and...27 Nov 2015
Poster that reads: Plant Ag - you rock!

Congratulations to Lauren Erland!

Congratulations to Lauren Erland recipient of the Arthur D. Latornell Graduate Scholarship.  This scholarship was established to honour Arthur D. Latornell, OAC '50, who had a life-long...27 Nov 2015
Mary Ruth McDonald

The Future of Plant Protection

Mary Ruth McDonald was the invited keynote speaker at the Swedish National Plant Protection Conference in Uppsala, Sweden, on Nov. 1, 2015. She spoke about The Future of Plant Protection....19 Nov 2015

Bean Improvement Cooperative Winners!

At the 2015 Biennial Bean Improvement Cooperative Meeting, Mohammed Erfatpour placed 2nd for oral presentation and Jen Wilker has won first place in the poster competition!  The meeting took...10 Nov 2015
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Project Soy - Register Now!

Attention Plant Ag Students! The 20th annual Project SOY event is here! If you aren't familiar with Project SOY, it is an annual competition that asks University of Guelph students to come up...20 Oct 2015
Jay Subramanian

Slowing Down Spoilage in Fruit and Vegetables

By using a natural plant product, Hexanal, Prof Jay Subramanian and his team have developed technology to help slow down the spoilage in fruits and vegetables.  This research is described in the...20 Oct 2015
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Prof Reports at Sustainable Diet Conference

Prof. Ralph Martin, Plant Agriculture, was interviewed by the Montreal Gazette on Oct. 13 for a report on a sustainable diet conference taking place in Montreal. Martin discussed the impact food...16 Oct 2015
Dr. J. O'Sullivan and Peter White with drip irrigation

Subsurface Drip Irrigation

Retired Faculty member John O’Sullivan was featured in The Norfolk News.  John has been testing subsurface drip irrigation systems at the Simcoe agricultural research station. He and a...15 Oct 2015

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