Meet FARE Department Video



Jan 29th, 2018
FARE was well represented at this year's Canadian Agricultural Economics...
Jan 23rd, 2018
Dr. Alan Ker spoke at the OMAFRA FarmSmart Conference on January 20th, 2018...
Jan 4th, 2018
The Food Focus 2018 report, authored by FARE faculty members Michael von Massow...
Jan 4th, 2018
Alan Ker, a faculty member in FARE and Director of the Institute for the...
Jan 3rd, 2018
I am pleased to announce the upcoming Master of Science defence for Yuxi (Joy)...

Meet Our Profs

John Cranfield
John Cranfield

Dr. John Cranfield is a Professor and the Chair of the FARE department. His research focuses on the economics of consumer behaviour and demand analysis at the individual, household and market level, innovation in the agri-food and biotechnology sectors, and economic history.

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 Radio

Economic Integration Reconsidered

Dr. Bruno Larue discusses his recent keynote presentation to the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) titled, Economic Integration Reconsidered. Dr. Larue describes what is meant by economic integration and assesses changes in the perceived benefits of integration since the late 1980s. More

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