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Agricultural Economics Professor Named Fellow of Prestigious Association

Dr. Alfons Weersink, professor in OAC’s Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics has been named a fellow in the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). 

Each year, AAEA recognizes a small group of professionals as fellows who have made outstanding continuous contributions to the profession of agricultural or applied economics. Achievements may be in research, teaching, extension, administration, or other contributions to public or private sector decision-making. 

Landscape Architecture student Catherine Yan sitting and posing for the camera

Designing Tomorrow's Landscapes: Landscape Architecture student Catherine Yan

Catherine (Jiaxin) Yan, a Toronto native and Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA) student at the University of Guelph, shares insights into her passion for landscape architecture and photography. In this Q&A, Catherine discusses the diverse and expansive nature of landscape architecture, emphasizing the continuous learning journey it offers. 

OAC's 2023 Holiday Guide

Looking for the perfect holiday gift this year? Or stuck on what to (safely) make for a holiday get together? Read below for food safety tips, gift ideas and recipes from the Ontario Agricultural College.

a lysimeter at the soils at guelph research station with its lid open

Improving Soil Health: OAC Celebrates World Soil Day

In celebration of World Soil Day on December 5th, meet some of the researchers and projects at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Agricultural College that are building a more sustainable agri-food system by improving soil health.

Brianna Giger standing outside near a wooden fence

Finding yourself at Guelph: Brianna Giger's journey to becoming a leader in agri-business

Navigating the intersection of finance and agriculture, Brianna Giger shares insights into her unique career journey at RBC. After transferring from another university where she majored in general business, Brianna discovered her passion for agriculture at the University of Guelph's Food and Agricultural Business program (BComm). In her role at RBC, she is combining her love for the agricultural industry with financial expertise at RBC. Brianna's story highlights the diverse career paths that students can develop through OAC's business major.

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