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Open Access Resources For Nepal Relief

Open Access Resources For Nepal Relief

Manish Raizada and the SAKNepal team have developed a responsive set of resources that include products and lessons to improve the livelihood of subsistence farmers in Nepal.  These resources...13 May 2015
Jen Wilker, Harwinder Singh, Robert Bruce and Ali Navabi with GWAS guests

GWAS Workshop

Ali Navabi and graduate students Harwinder Singh Sidhu, Robert Bruce and Jennifer Wilker recently organized the GWAS (genome-wide association study) workshop, for 50 registrants in the...07 May 2015
Plant Sale Flyer

Annual Plant Sale

Our amazing Social Committee (and some very enthusiastic helpers) have been hard at work in the potting room and greenhouse getting ready for our annual Plant Ag Plant Sale.  We hope you will...06 May 2015
Rodger Tschanz speaking with a group of high school students

Careers in Agriculture Day

The Ontario Agricultural College and Career Education Council invited high school students to discover a wide range of careers and educational opportunities related to agriculture, animals, business...27 Apr 2015
Dennis Van Dyk, Kevin Vander Kooi and Mary Ruth McDonald with their IPM award certificates.

The Department of Plant Agriculture participates in 64th Muck Vegetable Growers’ Conference

Another very successful Muck Conference has just wrapped up in Bradford. Formally called the Annual Muck Vegetable Growers Conference, Meetings & Equipment Trade Show, this event marks the...17 Apr 2015
OMAFRA professionals and adjunct faculty

Adjunct and OMAFRA Specialists Presentation Day

Plant Ag personnel were treated to a very interesting series of talks by OMAFRA professionals associated with us and adjunct faculty in our department from various institutions and organizations...10 Apr 2015
International IPM Award winners

International IPM award - Muck Crop IPM

Recently the Muck Crops IPM program received the International IPM Award of Excellence.  The event was held March 23–26, in Salt Lake City.  Mary Ruth and her team were praised for...10 Apr 2015
"Science and Plants" Science Fair participant and judge

"Science and Plants" Science Fair

The Department of Plant Agriculture and Canada Blooms were pleased to host the first annual "Science and Plants" Science Fair on Saturday, March 7, 2015 in the Bovey Greenhouse Cafe. The...10 Mar 2015

Flags at Half-Mast in Memory of Grad Student

Campus flags are at half-mast March 6th to mark the Saturday funeral service for graduate student Emel Con, who died March 3. She was a PhD candidate in the Department of Plant Agriculture and...06 Mar 2015
OAC Colloquium day event photos

Food for Health: 4th Annual OAC-GSC Graduate Student Colloquium

The 4th Annual OAC-GSC Graduate Student Colloquium (held at Arboretum Centre, on February 27th, 2015), included presentations and discussions on the theme “Food for Health”. The day...03 Mar 2015

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