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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.

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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.

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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.

U of G’s First Canada Excellence Research Chair Brings New Research Talent

Water quality researcher and engineer Dr. David McCarthy has been announced as the new Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Waterborne Pathogens: Surveillance, Prediction and Mitigation at the University of Guelph, supported by $8 million in federal funding over eight years. 

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Saddling Up for Success: Equine Management student Oswin Lam

Travelling during your undergraduate studies can be an incredibly valuable and life changing experience. Originally from Hong Kong, Oswin will soon venture to Sweden as part of an exchange program, immersing himself in the global landscape of equine management practices. In this Q&A article, Oswin shares his unique perspective on the Equine Management program at the University of Guelph, shedding light on how his cross-cultural exploration will shape his future endeavours in the realm of horse welfare and management.

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