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Jun 20th, 2017
The Canadian Agricultural Economics Society hosted its awards ceremony at their...
Jun 7th, 2017
Zhenua Sun’s Master of Science Defence will take place on Monday, June 12th...
Jun 7th, 2017
Alison Grant’s  Master of Science Defence will take place on Monday, June...
May 30th, 2017
Nathaniel Whittingham, a second year M.Sc. student in FARE, is one of two ...
May 18th, 2017
Mike von Massow is looking at what people are looking at in supermarkets -...

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.

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

Alison Grant
Alison Grant

Meet Alison Grant, a master of science student in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Guelph. She's studying the impact of aggregate sites on surrounding property values. 

FARE Undergrad Student
FARE Undergrad Student

Wondering what life is like as a Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE) student at the University of Guelph? Meet Eric and find out!


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