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I am pleased to announce the upcoming Master of Science defence for Jamie Westover.  It will take place on Thursday, July 4, 2019 in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of Jamie's presentation is:  "Incentives for the Adoption of Blockchains in Ontario's Agri-Food Sector: The Role of Risk and Information".

 

Examination Committee

Yu Na Lee (chair)

Alfons Weersink (external)

I am pleased to announce the upcoming Master of Science defence for Jamie Naylor.  This will take place on Monday, June 24, 2019 in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of Jamie's presentation is:  "Assessing the Effect of Food Retail Subsidies on the Price of Food in Remote Indigenous Communities:  A Case Study of the Nutrition North Canada Subsidy Program".

 

Examination Committee

Fraser McDonnell is a third year Food and Agricultural Business student, AND a very talented up and coming rally cross driver. He won his first race at the 2019 Americas Rallycross (ARX) ARX2 season-opener at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Congratulations, Fraser! And good luck for a busy summer with competitions in Europe and the Americas.

FARE offers a New Experiential Learning Opportunity for Credit: UNIV*3140 FLEXIBLE INTERNSHIP IN AGRI-FOOD. For more information please visit the UofG Experiential Learning Hub 

 

 I am pleased to announce the upcoming Master of Science defence for Danielle Mayer.  It will take place on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of her presentation is:  "The Impacts of Cover Crops on Yield and Profits in Ontario".

 Examination Committee

Kwaku Afesorgbor (chair)

Alan Ker (external)

Richard Vyn (advisor)

The title of his presentation is "A Different Way of Calculating Complete Arrays of Price Elasticites of Demand".  It will be held in Room 101 MCLN, 2:00-3:30 pm.  ABSTRACT:  The purpose of the present seminar is to demonstrate how a framework developed from data embodied in surveys of households’ consumer expenditures can be used to calculate, in the absence of direct information, complete arrays of own- and cross-price elasticities.

Mike von Massow had a conversation with Director of the Arrell Food Institute on Canada's Food Policy - what it is, why it matters, and how to do it right.  Its posted as the latest episode of the Foodfocus podcast.  You can also see regular blog posts on issues of food and food production on foodfocusguelph.ca  

 

 

I am pleased to announce the upcoming Master of Science defence for Horlick Ng.  It will take place on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of his presentation is:  "On the Technological Change and Volatility in Canadian Agriculture".                                         

Examination Committee

Alfons Weersink (Chair)