Students In The News

Students In The News

FARE student Nick Bannon won gold medal at the 2023 Ontario University Athletics Cross Country Championships

Two FARE MSc graduates have been named Ontario's Outstanding Young Farmers for 2023! Congratulations to Stu Skinner and Jessica Kelly!!

Stewart Skinner, FARE MSc 2010, and Jessica Kelly, FARE MSc 2014, of Imani Farms in Listowel are Ontario’s 2023 Outstanding Young Farmers. The two faced off against friends and mentors Jennifer and Derek VanDieten, of Van Dieten Dairy Farms in Seaforth in the tightest judging result of the competition. A single point separated the winners.

University of Guelph Convocation: FARE undergraduate students receive OAC Awards

Congratulation to Nick Bannon who finished 3000m second in 8:08.34 at the 2023 U SPORTS Track & Field Championships (National Competition)!

After two days of competition at the 2023 FFUN U SPORTS Track & Field Championship presented by Discover Saskatoon, Guelph sits on top of the leaderboard in both the men's and women's team events. The men's team has 74 points after the first two days, followed by Toronto with 42.5 points, and Manitoba with 34.t was the Guelph Gryphons in the lead on the men's side with 74 points.

Congratulations to Thomas Whitty (Men’s Lacrosse) winner of the 2022-23 Guelph Gryphons W.F. Mitchell Sportsman of the Year Award

Congratulations to MSc FARE student Nick Bannon for winning second place over 3000m second at the 2023 U SPORTS Track & Field Championships.

Nick Bannon finished second in the 3000m race in 8:08.34 at the 2023 National Competition U SPORTS Track & Field Championships.

FARE MSc graduate starts professional soccer career in Portugal

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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!