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Alfons Weersink is speaking about "the latest farming trends" on CBC, January 6, 2009.

Kellan Eckstrom's Master of Science thesis defence will take place on Friday, December 19th, 2008 at 10:00 am in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of his thesis is "The Competitive Advantage of Vegetable Oils in the Production of Bioproducts in Canada".  Please see attachment for details.

All are welcome to attend.

The Dept. of FARE's Brown Bag Lunch Series Seminar continues with Kumuduni Kulasekera presenting "What Explains the Variation Across Individuals in the Propensity to Undertake Health-Promoting Behaviours: An Economic Analysis". You are invited to attend this event on Thursday, December 11th, 12:30-1:30 in Room 319, J.D. MacLachlan. Please view the attached flyer for further details.

The next seminar to be presented as part of the Dept. of FARE's Fall Seminar Series will be given by David Hope on Friday, December 5th, 3:30-5:00 pm in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan.  David's seminar is titled "Ag Policy, Is What We Learn Linked to What Happens?"  Please click here for further details.

Filip Cahlik's M.Sc. Thesis Defence and Final Examination will be on Tuesday, December 9th, 2008 at 9:00 to 11:00 am in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building. The title of his thesis is "A Feasibility Study of a Soybean Peroxidase Extraction Facility Using Real Options".

The Department of FARE Seminar Series is pleased to offer a seminar by Dr. M. Rose Olfert from the University of Saskatchewan on the topic of "Can Rural Areas Compete for the Creative Class?" on Friday, December 12th, 2008 at 3:00 - 4:30 pm in Room 107 of the J.D. McLN Building. Please see the attachment for details.

Agribusiness Student Poster Presentation - three posters will be presented in Room 319, J.D. MacLachlan Building on Tuesday, November 25, 2008 from 11:30 - 1:00 pm. 

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The final oral examination for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, "Farm-level Impacts in Mexico of the Participation in Canada's Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (CSAWP)" for Lidia Carvajal will be on Friday, December 12th, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 106 Rozanski Hall.