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Aug 19th, 2019
Everyone welcome to the FARE Seminar by Dr. Ford Ramsey, Virginia Tech, on...
Aug 6th, 2019
We are pleased to announce the upcoming Master of Science defence for Joseph...
Jul 18th, 2019
The Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE) is pleased...
Jun 27th, 2019
I am pleased to announce the upcoming Master of Science defence for Jamie...
Jun 18th, 2019
I am pleased to announce the upcoming Master of Science defence for Jamie...

Meet Our Profs

Prof Alfons Weersink
Prof Alfons Weersink

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.

Meet Our Grad Students

Michelle Ragany is a second-year student in the University of Guelph's food and agriculture business program. She discovered her undergraduate program in high school when attending a Specialist High Skills Majors event hosted by the OAC.


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