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FARE researchers address water issues in First Nations communities.

A paper by Bethany Lipka (a graduate of FARE's MSc program and lecturer in the department) and Professor Brady Deaton in the journal Water Resources and Economics was the focus of a recent

Glenn Fox leads a Socratic Seminar in Austrian Economics...

Glenn Fox led a seminar course in Austrian Econom

FARE Professor recognized for excellence in student advising...

The Department would like to congratulate Professor Andreas Boecker for being awarded the G.P. McRostie Faculty Award. Awarded by the OAC Alumni Foundation, the G.P.

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FARE Institute

Institute for the Advanced Study of Food and Agricultural Policy

The Institute for the Advanced Study of Food and Agricultural Policy is housed within the Department of Food, Agricultural, and Resource Economics, OAC, University of Guelph. The Institute is also part of the larger Food Institute at the University of Guelph.

The mission of the institute is to provide independent, credible, and timely policy analysis with respect to socially significant food and agricultural issues.

Find a collection of working papers, white papers and a series of podcasts that have been made public to help educate individuals on important food and agricultural issues. Visit FARE Institute.


FARE Talk Radio

GM Crops and Twenty-First Century Agriculture

Dr. Rene Van Acker and Dr. Brady Deaton discuss GM crops. The podcast develops an understanding of contemporary and historic issues associated with the first "wave" of GM crops. They also discuss contemporary controversies and institutional issues associated with GM crops, as well as the future of GM crops. More

Wind Turbines and Property Values in Ontario: Public Perception and Empirical Evidence

Dr. Richard Vyn and students at the University of Guelph in Dr. Brady Deaton's 4th year course in Land Economics, discuss Dr. Vyn's recent journal article, "The Effects of Wind Turbines on Property Values in Ontario: Does Public Perception Match Empirical Evidence?"    More


Agriculture Economics Program Apply

The Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE) is the most research-intensive department of its kind in Canada, and one of the most intensive in North America.

Domestic students with an "A" average - We will reimburse your application fee!