Awards

News about members of the Department who have received awards.

Brady Deaton received the OAC Alumni Distinguished Extension Award.

During the 2018 Welcome Back BBQ, Dr. Brady Deaton, Professor in FARE received the OAC Alumni Distinguished Extension Award.  Congratulations!

 

FARE Student wins Bursary award at the Ontario Federation of Agriculture...

Three post-secondary students received Ontario Federation (OFA) of Agriculture’s 80th anniversary bursary on November 22nd, 2016, at the organization’s annual general meeting.

OFA announces 80th anniversary bursary winners (2016) | Farms.com

FARE Professor recognized for outstanding teaching...

The Department would like to congratulate Professor Alfons Weersink for being awarded the 2016 OAC Alumni Association Distinguished Teaching Award. This award recognizes the effectiveness of OAC faculty in contributing to the education of OAC students and for the faculty member's commitment to learning by OAC students. A member of the department since 1989, Alfons has proven himself an exceptional instructor and mentor. He has taught over 20 different courses to over 3500 aggies.

FARE Professor recognized for excellence in student advising...

FARE Faculty and Students Honoured at 2015 CAES Awards

The Canadian Agricultural Economics Society hosted an awards ceremony at their annual meeting to recognize and encourage excellence in agricultural economics and related fields. Several members of the FARE family were recognized for excellence in research. M.Sc. alumna Jessica Kelly won the CAES Outstanding Masters Thesis Award for her thesis "The Farm Share in Canada from 1997 to 2010: Identifying Trends in Value Distribution Along the Agri-Food Supply Chain" (Alfons Weersink was her advisor).  FARE faculty member Richard Vyn and M.Sc.

Award winning FARE graduate students...

On Tuesday December 2, the Ontario Agricultural College held their annual Graduate Awards Banquet. A number of FARE graduate students received awards at this event, including:

Longfeng Wang, who received the Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers Scholarship,

Emily Brennan and Rachel Vriezen, who both received a Soden Memorial Scholarship in Agriculture,

Jocelin On, who received the Canadian Dairy Commission MSc Scholarship and the Debora Whale/Poultry Industry Council Graduate Scholarship,

FARE Faculty Honoured at 2013-2014 CAES Awards

The Canadian Agricultural Economics Society hosted an awards ceremony in Vancouver to recognize and encourage excellence in agricultural economics and related fields. FARE's own Alan Kerr, Alfons Weesink, Rakhal Sarker, Rachael Vriezen and Tor Tolhurst were all recognized for their achievements.

Check out a collection of photos taken at the event below.

John Cranfield received the OAC Distinguished Research Award on Sept. 19th...

Here is Dr. John Cranfield receiving the OAC Distinguished Research Award with Dean, Robert Gordon, and Matt Cole from OAC Alumni Association.

Congratulations to Andreas Boecker for the OAC Teaching Trust award....

Congratulations to Andreas Boecker for the OAC Teaching Trust award for his proposal "Field trips for case-based learning in Food and Agricultural Marketing Management and Research".

FARE M.Sc. student, Robin Smart, won this years CAES Outstanding M.Sc. Thesis award for her thesis...

Student Award

FARE M.Sc. student, Robin Smart, won this years CAES Outstanding M.Sc. Thesis award for her thesis entitled "Measuring the impact of food safety recalls on firms: An event study if the 2008 Listeria Monocytogenes recall in Canada".  Congratulations to Robin!