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Deadline Extended!

If you are looking to further your academic career in the field of agricultural economics you may be interested in our graduate programs. Deadline for graduate applications to FARE’s MSc and PhD programs has been extended to February 20, 2015. We continue to welcome your applications.

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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

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

Africa, Land & Economic Development

Dr. Thom Jayne and Dr. Brady Deaton discuss key ideas from a special issue that Dr. Thom Jayne and his colleagues edited for the journal Food Policy. The title of the special issue is "Boserup and Beyond: Mounting Land Pressures and Development Strategies in Africa."    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!