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Plant Ag family members succeed in science competitions

Varsha Jayasankar, daughter of Dr. Jay Subramanian came back from Los Angeles with a 4th place prize in the Microbiology division after the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair last week...22 May 2014
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OAC students are ambassadors abroad

The pleasant nature and successful reputation of OAC students has proliferated to the extent of Hawaii. Amidst the dolphins, and through a snorkel off the coast of Lahaini, Maui (Hawaii), a Nevada...20 May 2014
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Plant Sale a hit among green thumbs

The concrete facade of the Crop Science Building was temporarily transformed into a field of lush greenery yesterday morning, marking Plant Ag's annual plant sale. The threat of rain did not...16 May 2014
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Witherspoon talks sod with CBC

See the full CBC article here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/sod-shortage-predicted-in-windsor-after-total-decimation-1.2641023 Windsor may be facing a sod shortage due to an unusually...15 May 2014
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Plant Ag Plant Sale Tomorrow Morning

Are your winter-weary gardens and planters ready? Our annual Plant Sale is tomorrow A variety of garden ready vegetables and ornamentals will be on sale for unbelievable prices.  Get there...14 May 2014
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Prof. McDonald featured in Maclean's

Professor Mary Ruth McDonald was featured in a Maclean's publication this week discussing the harvest of leeks. (http://www.macleans.ca/culture/hands-off-those-wild-leeks/) Leeks are...14 May 2014
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Soybean research targets auto industry

With their $2-million in funding from government and industry, Prof. Istvan Rajcan and his soybean team are taking on a new frontier with their research: the automotive industry. This will be one of...13 May 2014
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Weeds Competition @ UG Science Olympics

  Yesterday, the University of Guelph hosted the Science Olympics, an interactive competition between highschool teams across the city. Dr. Francois Tardif of Plant Ag hosted a weed...09 May 2014
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The Grower features Plant Ag staff

This month, The Grower featured articles on prof. Mary Ruth McDonald, and also Shawn Janse, manager of the Muck Crops Research Station (MCRS). Mary Ruth McDonald penned an article on "New...09 May 2014
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Weed Cookbook

The Good Season, a cookbook featuring recipes with edible weeds, was released this spring by Michelle Arseneault and Michelle Carkner. Michelle Arseneault is now a grad student in Plant Ag working...08 May 2014

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