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Launch of SSHRC’s 2019 Impact Awards Competition

We are pleased to announce that SSHRC has launched the 2019 Impact Awards competition. Every year, SSHRC invites eligible institutions to nominate their best and brightest researchers and...18 Dec 2018

P. Sikkema and A. Smith Win at the NCWSS

Dr. Peter Sikkema received the Distinguished Achievement Award-Education during the annual meeting of the North Central Weed Science Society. According to the nomination, “Dr. Sikkema has...07 Dec 2018

2017/18 Graduate Prize for Publishing Winners

The Department of Plant Agriculture is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017-2018 Graduate Prize for Publishing. Christopher Dumigan (1) Lauren Erland (3) Mohammad Erfatpour (1) Brendan...03 Dec 2018
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Hexanal Work With Apples in Hamilton Spectator

A solution for food waste shows promise in trial at Beamsville orchard A University of Guelph tree fruit breeder has found a way to take the pressure off local farmers during harvest season while...27 Nov 2018
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OFVC Meeting 20-21 Feb 2019 in Niagara Falls

      The OFVC is the premier event for horticulture, and draws in producers and agri-business from across Canada and nearby states. The poster session (student...27 Nov 2018
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Plant Ag Sweeps Awards at the Canadian Weed Society Annual Meeting

The Canadian Weed Science Society  had its annual meeting last week in Niagara Falls. Peter Sikkema was the Local Arrangement Committee Chair and he did a tremendous job. Many Plant Ag...27 Nov 2018

Grad Student Lauren Benoit Wins 1st Place in Paper Presentation at Ontario Pest Management Conference

Last week at the Ontario Pest Management Conference, Lauren Benoit, graduate students in the weed management program at Ridgetown Campus, received the 1st place award in the graduate student paper...14 Nov 2018

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
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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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