FARE Faculty and Students Participated in the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Conference in Ottawa, January 29-31, 2014...
Posted on Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Faculty from the Dept. of FARE gave talks at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Conference -
John Cranfield, "Whither Local Food: How Context Matters in the Local Food Discussion"
Brady Deaton, "Farmland Value, Farmland Ownership, Farm Policy: Facts, Implications, and Future Considerations"
Spencer Henson, "The Evolving Governance of Food Safety – Implications for Government, Business and Consumers"
Several posters were presented by Faculty and Students -
IS THERE A WEAKEST LINK? AN APPLICATION OF THE INNOVATION VALUE CHAIN CONCEPT TO ONTARIO FARM BUSINESSES, by Andreas Boecker, University of Guelph; Eric Micheels, University of Saskatchewan.
BIDDING STRATEGIES IN SEQUENTIAL AUCTIONS, by Rebecca Elskamp and Alan Ker, University of Guelph.
RISK ATTITUDES AND THE ADOPTION OF GENOMIC TECHNOLOGY IN DAIRY PRODUCTION, by Xi Yu, Getu Hailu and Ying (Jessica) Cao, University of Guelph.
CANADIAN FOOD DOLLAR: BREAKDOWN BETWEEN THE FARM SHARE AND MARKETING BILL, by Jessica Kelly, Alfons Weersink, & John Cranfield, University of Guelph; Patrick Canning, Economic Research Service; Ken Nakagawa, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
ON TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN CROP YIELDS, by Tor N. Tolhurst and Alan P. Ker, University of Guelph.
ARE GOVERNMENTS OF THE RIGHT LEVIATHAN FOR AGRICULTURE?, by Tor N. Tolhurst, John Cranfield and Shuang Li, University of Guelph.
WHAT’S TRADE GOT TO DO WITH IT?: EXPLORING THE IMPACT OF DIRECT TRANSFER FOOD AID ON SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCERS AND AGRICULTURAL TRADE, by Johanna Wilkes, Balsillie School of International Affairs; Rakhal Sarker, University of Guelph.
Congratulations to Jessica Kelly who won first prize and Johanna Wilkes who won second prize for their research posters and to "ALL" who participated.