Rene Van Acker on TVO

Are GMO's Safe?

Plant Ag Prof. Rene Van Acker, was part of a panel discussion on The Agenda with Steve Paikin. The panel discussed safety and consumer concerns over genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Rene...26 Mar 2014
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Project SOY 2014 Competition Winners

Project SOY (Soybean Opportunities for Youth) competition was held last week.  Project SOY is an annual contest that harnesses students' creative power to develop new products and marketing...26 Mar 2014
OAC Soil and Crop Exhibit

OAC Soil and Crop Club's Exhibit Places Third at College Royal Open House Weekend

At the Open House Weekend for the 90th anniversary of College Royal, the Department of Plant Agriculture saw a new partner along their display within the Crop Science building. With the OAC Soil and...24 Mar 2014
Chili cookoff at College Royal

College Royal – Hort Club Display Wins 1st in OAC Prize

The Plant Ag displays in both the Bovey and Crop Science venues were attractive and had lots of chance for interaction. The participation of the Hort Club is always welcome and this year their...20 Mar 2014
Bovey College Roayl Display

Nancy Xiao featured in the Guelph Mercury

Nancy Xiao, a PhD student in plant biology, was featured in an article in the Guelph Mercury.  Nancy was one of the many Plant Ag students that helped to make the 90th College Royal event so...18 Mar 2014
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Don't Miss it!

Make sure you take some time this weekend to check out the cool display in Crop Science room 116 & 117 - the students and the various department labs have put together a great showcase for...14 Mar 2014
3 Minute Thesis


This past Monday Andrea Hitchon and Emily Moeller competed in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. 3MT® is a university wide competition for graduate students in which participants present...07 Mar 2014
The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention

Plant Agriculture cleans up in poster awards at the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Conference

Congratulations to Plant Ag grad students Dennis Van Dyk, Travis Cranmer and Brian Collins who took the first, second and third place prizes for student posters at the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable...26 Feb 2014
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Winter Convocation 2014

Congratulations to the following Plant Ag grad students who convocated this week: Ph.D Kristen McNaughton Scott White MSc Chase Phillips Laxhman Ramsahoi In addition to the...21 Feb 2014
Loo-Sar Chia, Maryam Vazin, Weilong Xie, and Esteban Diaz Castro

Environment and Plants Outreach Workshop

The Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) at the University of Guelph supports high school teachers and secondary school students through a variety of outreach initiatives. These programs are based...14 Feb 2014


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