The 13th Annual Ontario Pest Management Conference on the Convergence of Food Security and Sustainable Pest Management will take place on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at Victoria East Golf Club, 1096 Victoria Rd. S., Guelph, ON. Speakers include Dr. G. Christopher Cutler, Dalhousie University and Dr. Peter H. Sikkema, University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus Registration opens August 24th!
Join us this Friday for our Fall Seminar Series with Guest Speaker Dr. Alfons Weersink from the Dept. of Food, Agricultural & Resource Economics at the University of Guelph. He will be presenting "Agri-Environmental Policy- Complications and Options" on Friday, November 6 from 3:30 to 4:30pm in Alexander Hall Room 218. We hope to see you there!
The second 2015/16 IDS speaker series event, featuring Dr. Tad McIlwraith, will take place November 6th 2015 at 3:30pm in the Richards Building (RICH) 2529.
Please join us as we celebrate the 10th year of the Campus Author Recognition Program. This year we will be joined by Thomas King, celebrated author and Professor Emeritus, who will be reading an excerpt from his book, The Back of the Turtle , for which he was awarded the prestigious Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction in 2014.
The National Field Exhibition and tour on woody biomass harvest and utilization will include presentations/exhibits by researchers, developers, and biomass specialists showcasing high-yield afforestation, biomass production and agroforestry management regimes, operational practices, commercial harvesting technologies, and climate change adaptation option
Our next speaker in the MCB Distinguished Speaker Series is Dr. Rheal Towner, Director, Advanced Magnetic Resonance Center, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. His seminar is entitled: “Assessment of in vivo free radicals in various pre-clinical diseases models: From diabetes to neurological disorders” and Dr. David Josephy is faculty host. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Brought back by popular demand! Plant Agriculture Living Ornaments.....In support of United Way.....See attached flyer Regular Size - $10ea or 6 for $50 (Red or Green) Large Size - $20ea or 4 for $60 (Red or Green)
Presentation Time: 11:10a.m. Presenter: Joanne Garnett Presentation Title: Utilizing the Haney Soil Health Tool to Determine Soil Health and Predict Fertilizer Requirements for Southern Ontario
Presentation Time: 11:35a.m. Presenter: Jemaneh Habtewold Presentation Title: Mitigation strategies for methane emissions from stored dairy manure slurries: Effects on methanogens and methanotrophs
Presentation Time: 10:00a.m. Presenter: Inderjot Chahal Presentation Title: Soil health and nitrogen dynamics as influenced by wheat straw management and cover crop residues in the cover crop-tomato rotation in southwestern Ontario