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
Amar Mohanty, Manju Misra and Peter Pauls

UofG Board of Governors members tour BDDC

On November 19th, eight members of the UofG Board of Governors learned more about the BDDC research activities and toured the facilities. The visit was hosted by Peter Pauls, Chair Plant Agriculture...25 Nov 2014
Donna and Steve

Seed Of The Year

Steve Bowley and Donna Hancock were honoured in the Seed of the Year competition at the Royal yesterday. Their variety Dividend orchardgrass was named Seed of the year at the eighth annual Eastern...13 Nov 2014
Milad Eskandari

Milad Eskandari featured in @Guelph

Prof. Milad Eskandari and his research with soybean cultivars was featured on the @Guelph website.   Milad is working towards healthier, new cultivars yielding more oil, protein and other...13 Nov 2014
Apples with the Plant Agriculture logo on them

Designer Apples

John Cline, Associate Professor Plant Ag, has been busy growing designer apples.  These apples consist of Crimson Crisp, Honeycrisp, and other new cultivars that were all grown at the...11 Nov 2014
Ali Navabi

Ali Navabi Featured in @Guelph

Ali Navabi and the work he is doing to develop new wheat varieties for Ontario growing conditions, including types that stand up to assorted pests, diseases and environmental stresses was featured...05 Nov 2014
Living ornaments

Living Ornaments are Ready For Sale!

Thanks to the generous volunteers from our department and community, the living ornaments are ready for sale.  Pre-orders are open from now until the end of Thursday, and will be ready...03 Nov 2014

United Way - Halloween Haunted Greenhouse

As always it was a "treat" to head on over to the United Way Halloween Haunted Greenhouse at the Bovey greenhouse. The crew put on a great spread of treats and great prizes! Thanks to...31 Oct 2014


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