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Manish Raizada

$2.3 Million to Improve Sustainable Farming, Food Security

Prof. Manish Raizada received a $2.3-million federal grant from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada.  The grant it to be used...15 Dec 2014
2014 Gabrielle Hubert Award

2014 Gabrielle Hubert Award goes to Al Sullivan

Plant Ag prof., Al Sullivan was the recipient of the 2014 Gabrielle Hubert Award.  Each year the United Way Guelph, Wellington, and Dufferin Committee selects one individual to receive the...10 Dec 2014
Clarence Swanton with Santa

Oh What Fun!!!

Many thanks to the Social Committee for organizing a great Christmas party last Friday at the Brass Taps. More than 100 people were able to come, including visitors from outside the department...10 Dec 2014
Christmas Cookie Social poster

GSLC cookie social

Last week the GSLC hosted a Cookie Social.  It was a festive gathering with hot drinks and cookies freshly baked by members of the Plant Ag department. So many amazing treats were shared and...08 Dec 2014
Gifts for Adopt-a-Family 2014

Adopt-a-Family 2014 - Success!

Thanks to the generosity of the Plant Ag office staff, there will be one very happy family this holiday season! Together they managed to purchase pretty much everything on Adopted Family's list,...08 Dec 2014
Gale Bozzo (Chair), Lewis Lukens, Barry Shelp, and Robert Mullen

2014 Canadian Society of Plant Biologists (CSPB) Eastern Regional Meeting

The 2014 Canadian Society of Plant Biologists (CSPB) Eastern Regional Meeting was held at the University of Guelph’s Rozanski Hall (November 28-29). Over 170 plant science researchers from...08 Dec 2014
Award recipients

OAC Fall Graduate Awards - Plant Ag winners

A large number of Plant Ag graduate students received awards at the annual OAC Fall Graduate Awards dinner celebration held in the Arboretum Centre Dec 2, 2014. The graduate scholarships and awards...08 Dec 2014
Students visit the Bovey Greenhouse

Discover Plants Day

On Dec 4, 39 grade 9 girls visited from Notre Dame in Burlington. They were here for a Discover Plants Day specifically geared towards girls. Students had a chance to visit the Bioproducts...05 Dec 2014

United Way Goal Exceeded

Congratulations and thank you to the United Way committee for bringing us to our goal. The 2014 Plant Ag United Way Committee members Abhi Chattopadhyay, Elham Tavakouli Dinani , Sierra Harris,...05 Dec 2014
2014 International Annual Meeting poster

Taylor Wallace wins award!

Taylor Wallace and her Advisor, Katerina Jordan, were among others who attended the Crop Science Society of America meetings in Long Beach, California November 2-5.  Taylor's poster, Plant-...25 Nov 2014

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