Students In The News

Students In The News

Guelph student CAMA team places second at student marketing competition.

The University of Guelph’s Canadian Agri-Marketing Association (CAMA) Student Chapter placed second overall in the 2018 National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) Student Marketing Competition held April 11 and 12 in Kansas City. 
 
Guelph Cama Students
 

FARE Graduate Student receives McRorie Scholarship

Nathaniel Whittingham, a second year M.Sc. student in FARE, is one of two recipients of this year’s Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation (AICF) Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarships. Recipients are recognized for their academic achievements, areas of study, leadership and career interests. The scholarships, which are made available through the support of the RBC Foundation, were established in 1990 to honour AICF past-president and agri‑finance leader Douglas McRorie, a former vice-president of the Royal Bank of Canada.

Travis Jansen, M.Sc. Student has been selected...

One of our first year Master of Science students, Travis Jansen, has been selected as one of ten young farmers to participate in this year’s Successor Development Program, part of Farm Management Canada’s (FMC) Bridging the Gap: Step up to Succession Initiative.

As a participant in this program, Travis will have the opportunity to attend the International Farm Management Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland, the Agricultural Excellence Conference in Ottawa, ON, and a young farmers conference later this year. 

Congratulations to Travis on this recognition!

The 2017 Debate for the Menger-Walras Trophy was held on April 4, 2017

Debate Proposition: “None of the main centers of economic education convey a theoretical understanding of real-world market institutions. That is not viewed as their educational purpose.”
Peter Boettke, (1997, p.44) “Where Did Economics Go Wrong? Modern Economics as a Flight from Reality” Critical Review 11(1): 11-64.

Congratulations to this year's Winners of the debate, the opposing team - 

FARE Grad Tackles Family Business Succession...

After 10 years of working in the family business, Cassandra Loomans, B.Comm. ’07, is preparing to take the lead - 
Young alumna tackles family business succession

FARE undergraduate crowned 2016-2017 Ontario Queen of the Furrow

At the International Plowing Match in Harrison, Ontario, FARE undergraduate student Antia Rastapkevicius (OAC '17) was crowned the 2016-2017 Ontario Queen of the Furrow. In her role as Ontario Queen of the Furrow, Anita will be responsible for promoting the 2017 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo, which is being held in Walton. Throughout the year, she will be visiting local plowing matches across the province to meet with the upcoming local Queens of the Furrow and their respective Plowmens Association.

A Day In The Life Of FARE Students

Two students from the FARE department, Syer Tazim Haque and Qin Xu were both featured in a project detailing what a day in the life of an OAC grad student is like.

Predrag Rajsic is speaking about "Some Advantages of Austrian Economics in the Defence of Markets" in Mises Daily.

Predrag Rajsic, Ph.D. candidate in the Dept. of FARE is speaking about  "Some Advantages of Austrian Economics in the Defence of Markets" in Mises Daily.

Predrag Rajsic is speaking about "Accounting for the Unaccountable: The Case of Externalities" in Mises Daily.

Predrag Rajsic, Ph.D. candidate in the Dept. of FARE is speaking about "Accounting for the Unaccountable: The Case of Externalities" in Mises Daily.

Predrag Rajsic in the Dept. of FARE is speaking about "The Pitfalls of Friedman’s Positive Economics" in Mises Daily.

Predrag Rajsic, Ph.D. candidate in the Dept. of FARE is speaking about "The Pitfalls of Friedman’s Positive Economics" in Mises Daily.