FARE News

Apr 28th, 2022
Department Chair Andreas Boecker is delighted to announce that, effective May 2nd,

Mike von Massow will take on the role of FARE’s Undergraduate Program Coordinator (UPC...
Apr 26th, 2022
Alfons Weersink and Mike von Massow explain how the war in Ukraine will contribute to rising food prices and how global food security will be affected. Their article was published...
Apr 26th, 2022
Monika Bischof draws on the experiences of subsistence farmers in rural Ethiopia to deepen our understanding of the complexities that cause child marriage. “The value of my...
Apr 26th, 2022
Have you ever wondered why prepared rotisserie chickens are cheaper than ones you cook yourself? Andreas Boecker provides insights on retailers’ decision to offer certain products...
Apr 13th, 2022
The University of Guelph’s Canadian Agri-Marketing Association (CAMA) Student Chapter placed second overall in the 2022 National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) Student...
Dec 1st, 2021

As we are getting a bit more freedom (whether temporary or permanent) and venturing back into restaurants, we hear a lot about labour shortages.  Why are restaurants...
Nov 18th, 2021
In this episode, Mike chats with Dr Beth Ventura about animal welfare. Beth is a teaching professor in animal welfare and behaviour at the University of Minnesota. She studies the...
Nov 11th, 2021
In their joint “Guelph Statement” Canada's federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Agriculture set the direction for the next agricultural framework. Their shared vision...
Oct 25th, 2021
Labelling foods with genetically modified ingredients has been a contentious debate. Some argue labelling is unnecessary and causes undue alarm. Others suggest consumers have a...
Oct 12th, 2021
The Opaskwayak Cree Nation has built a small smart vertical farm in Northern Manitoba. The technology is very cool but the impact on the local community is what...