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Guelph Turfgrass Institute Opening Field Day

This free event officially marks the opening of the new research location and celebrates the 35th anniversary of the Guelph Turfgrass Institute. The Public Opening Field Day will include research plot tours and the opportunity to meet current turf students and the research staff.
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Tier 1 Research Program Town Hall and OMAFRA Discovery and Dialogue Meeting

A town hall information session will take place Thursday, September 15, 2022, at 2 p.m. in ANNU room 141 (Animal Science and Nutrition building). The meeting can also be attended via Microsoft Teams at the link below. No registration is required. The presentation will be posted to the Alliance website after the meeting. 

Canada's Outdoor Farm Show

Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show returns as a full-scale, in-person outdoor farm show on September 13, 14 & 15, 2022. Look for U of G researchers showcasing their work.

University of Guelph Bean Breeding & Genetics Program Open House

The eighth annual University of Guelph Bean Breeding and Genetics Program Open House will be held at the Ontario Crops Research Centre – Elora on Thursday August 25 at 1 p.m. Join the team for lunch and an in-person tour of the U of G dry bean breeding and genetics research program. The event is open to anyone. To help plan the event and lunch please RSVP to Lyndsay Schram,, by August 18, 2022.  

Ontario Bean Growers Present: Research Day, Plot Tour & BBQ

Join the Ontario Bean Growers for their annual research day, plot tour and BBQ. The day begins with research presentations at 1pm. At 4 p.m., Dr. Peter Sikkema and Chris Gillard will lead a tour of the plots at the Ontario Crops Research Centre - Huron (Huron Research Station) and the day ends with a steak BBQ.
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Addressing Complex Problems in Agriculture and the Environment

Knowledge Exchange Event Profiling research and initiatives and building knowledge around the concept of transdisciplinary research, complex problem solving, and One Health. The goal of this event is to bring awareness to this topic, highlight research in this area and create an opportunity for open discussion. Join us to build capacity around transdisciplinary research and One Health in Ontario’s agri-food sector, environment, and human health. The event will explore addressing complex problems in agriculture and the environment through research.

Evaluating Knowledge Translation and Transfer (KTT) Activities Workshop

Summary and Impact: When all is said and done, how do you know it worked? Go beyond the anecdote and learn to use evaluation techniques to assess the impact of your knowledge mobilization efforts. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
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Data Management Workshop

The Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance and the University of Guelph Library are hosting a Data Management Workshop for U of G faculty and research staff to support researchers in completing their data management plans. Join Wayne Johnston, research and scholarship librarian, on Thursday, March 24th from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. through Microsoft Teams for tips and support.

Infographic Development and Design Workshop

Summary and Objectives: Go beyond the academic poster: learn all about best practices for designing engaging and visually appealing infographics. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

Science Policy Engagement

Summary and Objectives: How can you share your research to inform public policy decisions? Join us to receive expert advice and concrete tips to support your own science-policy engagement efforts. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

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