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May 11th, 2018
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Apr 24th, 2018
The University of Guelph’s Canadian Agri-Marketing Association (CAMA) Student...
Apr 19th, 2018
Brianne Chan’s Master of Science Defence will take place on Tuesday, April 24th...
Apr 18th, 2018
Angela Sweeney’s Master of Science Defence will take place on Monday, April...
Apr 18th, 2018
Alexander Scholtz’s Master of Science Defence will take place on Monday, April...

Recent Publications

Na Li, Alan P. Ker, Abdoul G. Sam, Satheesh Aradhyula

Alexander Cairns, Tor Tolhurst, Kenneth Poon, Alan P. Ker, Stephen Duff, David Jacques, Lin Yang

Meet Our Profs

Richard Vyn
Richard Vyn

Dr. Richard Vyn is an associate professor in our Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics and is based at our Ridgetown Campus. His research focuses on factors affecting farmland values, such as the installation of wind turbines.

Meet Our Grad Students

Liam Kelly
Liam Kelly

Liam Kelly explains his research in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Guelph. His master's research focused on better understanding poverty and hunger in Haiti, and how economics can provide tangible solutions and policy alternatives.


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 Economic Consequences of Farmland Policy on Farmland Values in Saskatchewan

Prof. Chad Lawley discusses his recent paper examining the consequences of the 2003 Farmland Security Act Amendment in Saskatchewan. He finds evidence that the amendment favourably increased farmland prices. Hence, previous restrictions disallowing a non-Saskatchewan resident from pursuing farmland depressed farmland values. More

The Future of Food

Dr. Jayson Lusk and Dr. Brady Deaton discuss his George Morris AgriFood Policy Lecture: "The Future of Food." Jayson points out that since the writings of Malthus, the food sector has been characterized by increases in productivity. He notes that this increase in productivity has allowed us to escape the Malthusian trap. More