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Sep 11th, 2019
Any doubts about the job prospects of agricultural economics majors? Just look...
Aug 29th, 2019
If you are an OAC student and looking for study space at the beginning of the...
Aug 19th, 2019
Everyone welcome to the FARE Seminar by Dr. Ford Ramsey, Virginia Tech, on...
Jul 18th, 2019
The Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE) is pleased...
Jun 14th, 2019
Fraser McDonnell is a third year Food and Agricultural Business student, AND a...

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

FARE Grad Student
FARE Grad Student

Meet Ann-Renee and learn more about the graduate program in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE) at the University of Guelph.


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 Canadian Government’s "Duty to Consult" Indigenous People: Meaning, History, and Consequences

Dwight Newman discusses one of the more important legal issues of our time: the Canadian Government’s "Duty to Consult" Indigenous People. The meaning and history of duty to consult is discussed in detail. More

Property Values, Wind Turbines, and Attitudes Toward Wind Energy

Professor Richard Vyn discusses his recently published article: "Property Value Impacts of Wind Turbines and the Influence of Attitudes Toward Wind Energy”. His research examines the impact of wind turbines on property values in municipalities that oppose wind energy development and those that have not expressed opposition. More

Food Focus

Food Focus is intended to provide an opportunity for conversations and perspectives on issues of interest in the food system.

We will share weekly updates here on the FARE website but for full versions of our blog, podcast and trends reports please visit foodfocusguelph.ca.