Meet Our Profs
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.
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 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.
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.