Pumpkins line the stairs of Crop Science

The Great Pumpkin Sale

To say it was the "great" pumpkin sale would be an understatement -  it was a "smashing" pumpkin sale (snicker, snicker).  Today, pumpkins were...22 Oct 2013
Photo of professor John Cline

Science and Apples

Did you know that it takes four apples to make a glass of pure apple juice?  Lucky for us, modern apple farms are using the dwarfing rootstock system - creating more efficient and...02 Oct 2013
Esteban Diaz Castro - United Way Volunteer

The Face of the United Way

It is the many volunteers Esteban Diaz Castro pictured) that make the United Way fundraising campaign a success each year. Today the group of volunteers treated us to a variety of...02 Oct 2013
"Everyday Coffee" Station on 3rd floor Crop Science

The 2013 United Way Fundraising Campaign has begun!!!

The Department of Plant Ag is already off to a great start. This year, working along-side many volunteers, United Way coordinators, Dr. Ralph Martin & Maryam Vazin (MSc. Candidate) have some...02 Oct 2013
HORT3510 students run the weekly market

Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming Weekly Market

Every Thursday we are fortunate to be able to buy fresh, student-grown, organic fruits, vegetables and herbs right outside the Crop Science Building.  Martha Gay Scroggins, the farm manager of...27 Sep 2013
Visit from Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete with Peter Pauls

Visit from Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete

On Friday, September 20th we had the honour of a visit from Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete.  Peter Pauls gave the President a brief presentation and took them on a tour of some of the Crop...20 Sep 2013
Paul Wartman

Paul Wartman - Many Rivers Permaculture

Plant Ag's MSc student, Paul Wartman was featured on the OAC website.  The article, Student Initiative Animates Local Food System, features a new initiative that Paul is...19 Sep 2013
New Grad Students with Peter Pauls, Barry Shelp and Jean Wolting

New Graduate Student Welcome

The GSLC (Graduate Student Liaison Committee) hosted it's annual barbecue at the Guelph Turfgrass Institute.  We are introduced to and welcomed the new graduate students to Plant Agriculture...13 Sep 2013
Tomato salad with beans

Applied Bean Genomics Dinner

Peter Pauls, Tom Smith and Lori Wright were featured in the Good Food Revolution blog post Eating the Genome.  An interesting read not only about the bean breeding research going on at the Elora...09 Sep 2013

25 Year Service Awards

The University of Guelph recognizes the commitment and valued contributions of all of its faculty and staff with 25 years of service.  This year marks 25 years of service for four Plant Ag...05 Sep 2013


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