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Department of Plant Agriculture


Plant Agriculture

Elora Research Station

Dave Kells

Station Manager
University of Guelph
Office of Research
Elora Research Station
6182 2nd Line, Pilkington Twp.
R.R. #2 Ariss, Ontario N0B 1B0
Email: dkells@uoguelph.ca
Phone: 519-846-5521
Fax: 519-546-2882

Station Facilities

Most of the 650 hectares at the station is used for feed productionand manure disposal for the University beef and dairy herds, but 120 ha. of level, systematically tile drained land is available for field crops research. Buried water lines allow overhead irrigation accessibility to 90 ha. Three large buildings are used by the Department for threshing, sample storage, sample freezing, sample drying, seed cleaning, machinery storage and repair. Additional crop drying facilities are provided by 2 converted tobacco kilns. A small heated and ventilated pesticide storage building is also used by the Department.

Elora Campus

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Exact Location

These latitude-longitude co-ordinates can be plugged into your mapping software to get the exact location for our Elora station:

43.641044,-80.405674 (see it at Google Maps)