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Sara Stricker in the field with the onions

Ontario onion attacker is in the weeds

A stubborn new fungus is attacking Ontario onions. Luckily, it does not cause food-borne illness, but it could make your onions smaller and more likely to sprout in storage, leading to potential lost revenues for growers and lower-quality onions for consumers.

U of G Researchers Prove Slow-Growing Chickens More Humane in Groundbreaking Study

Raising slower-growing broiler chickens means less efficiency for producers and potentially higher costs for consumers, but it would improve the welfare of millions of birds, according to the largest and most comprehensive study of broiler chicken welfare worldwide by University of Guelph researchers.

Gryphon's LAAIR grants help researchers develop products for the growing agri-food sector

From skin care to brewing to plant greenhouses to cows and horses, five projects will receive funding from the Gryphon’s LAAIR program this year to help researchers pursue research innovations with commercial potential.

The Gryphon’s LAAIR (Leading to the Accelerated Adoption of Innovative Research) program, funded by the Government of Ontario through the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, helps to create new products and services for the growing agri-food sector.

Data Management Workshop September 2, 2020

To assist researchers with the development of a data management plan (DMP), the McLaughlin Library is leading a workshop to provide an overview of data management plans and discuss strategies and resources for completing a DMP.

Note: All researchers are welcome but there will be a focus on creating DMPs for projects funded by the Alliance and Food From Thought.

Linda Lissemore named AFL interim director

Linda Lissemore has been named interim director, Agriculture and Food Laboratory (AFL), and co-executive director of Laboratory Services Division (LSD).

Linda Lissemore