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May 18th, 2017
THE IMPACT OF INSECURE LAND TENURE ON SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE  Speaker...
May 18th, 2017
Mike von Massow is looking at what people are looking at in supermarkets -...
May 4th, 2017
Mike von Massow, Associate Professor in FARE, was featured in a number of news...
Apr 27th, 2017
Michael von Massow, Associate Professor in FARE, has been in the news recently...
Apr 6th, 2017
On Tuesday April 11, 2017, Professor Brady Deaton will testify in...

Meet Our Profs

Prof Alfons Weersink
Prof Alfons Weersink

Dr. Alfons Weersink is a professor in our Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics. His research is focused on the effects of new technology and government policy on the decisions made by farmers and the resulting effect on agri-food markets and structure.

Brady Deaton
Brady Deaton

Dr. Brady Deaton is a professor in the FARE department and the McCain Family Chair in Food Security. His research focuses on land resources in food production, rural development and environmental quality.

Meet Our Grad Students

Scott Biden
Scott Biden

Scott Biden explains his interest in the environmental benefits of genetically modified foods and how it led him to pursue his PhD in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics with a focus on international development at the University of Guelph.

Nathaniel Whittingham
Nathaniel Whittingham

Meet Nathaniel Whittingham, a master of science student in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Guelph. His research focuses on the polarization of controversial topics such as genetically modified foods.


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

FARE Talk Radio

The Softwood Lumber War

Dr. Daowei Zhang and Dr. Brady Deaton discuss his thoughts about the contemporary and historic trade dispute between Canada and the United States regarding softwood lumber: i.e., "The Softwood Lumber Wars." More

The Meaning and Measure of Household Food Insecurity

Dr. Valerie Tarasuk and Dr. Brady Deaton discuss the meaning and measure of food insecurity in Canada and the United States. Our discussion orbits around two key publications that she has co-authored examining "Household Food Insecurity in Canada".    More