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Just peachy – Ontarians can look forward to earlier, tastier peaches

How about getting the ultimate taste of summer – fresh, mouth-watering Ontario peaches – two weeks earlier than normal, and with even better colour, taste and texture? That...18 Jun 2020
Honours & Awards

Harvest Genomics Wins Top Prize At Gryphon’s LAAIR Pitch Competition

Co-founders of Harvest Genomics, Chris Grainger (CEO) and Davoud Torkamaneh won top prize at the 2nd Annual Gryphon’s Laair Pitch Competition.  On May 27, 2020 five corporations...03 Jun 2020
Dr. Barry Micallef

Barry Micallef Appointed Faculty Advisor of Urban Organic Farm

Prof. Barry Micallef has been appointed as the new faculty advisor for the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming (GCUOF). He began in the role on May 1, 2020.  “Due to the...20 May 2020
Helen Booker

New Grain Farmers of Ontario Professorship in Wheat Breeding and Genetics

Prof. Helen Booker has been hired as an associate professor in the Department of Plant Agriculture, assuming the Grain Farmers of Ontario Professorship in Wheat Breeding and Genetics ...14 May 2020
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2020 Graduate Prize For Publishing

ABOUT THE AWARD This award is to encourage graduate students to publish their research during the time they are in the graduate program a prize will be awarded to graduate students who...24 Apr 2020
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Prof. Mohanty: Winner of the (PPS) JL White Innovation Award 2020

Prof. Mohanty has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the Polymer Processing Society’s (PPS) JL White Innovation Award 2020. This was announced in the April 2020 PPS Newsletter (see...16 Apr 2020
Dr. Amar MMohanty

Dr. Mohanty Appointed as Distinguished Research Chair in Sustainable Biomaterials

Prof. Amar Mohanty, an internationally renowned researcher, has been appointed as the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) Distinguished Research Chair in Sustainable Biomaterials effective February 1...11 Feb 2020
Kim Schneider

New Forages and Service Crops Prof

The Department of Plant Agriculture is pleased to announce that Kimberley Schneider will be joining the department as an assistant professor in the area of forage and service crops. She will begin in...18 Dec 2019

Brock Doctoral Scholarship Available

The Brock Doctoral Scholarship is available for outstanding Doctoral applicants who will be starting their programs in S20, F20 or W21. The scholarship is valued at $150,000 ($37,500 per year,...17 Dec 2019
Car part made from bio-composite materials

From Coffee Bean to Car Parts: Ford Using U of G Biomaterial Innovation

Made from coffee bean waste from McDonald’s Corp., bio-composite materials developed and tested at the University of Guelph will be used for the first time to create vehicle parts made by Ford...12 Dec 2019


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