The Impact of Ontario's Agricultural Research Stations: Ontario Aquaculture Research Centre

Tuesday March 30, 2021 1:30pm to 2:30pm


Join us for the final webinar of the series as we explore the Ontario Aquaculture Research Centre (formerly Alma Aquaculture Research Station). The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), in collaboration with the University of Guelph and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, established this research station to facilitate research and commercialization of the fish farming industry in Ontario.

Speakers include Dr. David Huyben, professor in the Department of Animal Biosciences, and RJ Taylor, co-owner of Cedar Crest Trout Farms.

About the webinar series

Explore research at Ontario’s agricultural research centres in this four-part webinar series hosted by the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance. These webinars are developed to demonstrate how Ontario’s agri-food research centres provide a platform for innovative research and collaboration that benefit Ontario’s agri-food sector.

Owned by the Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario and managed by the University of Guelph through the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, these research centres facilitate innovation and learning for all major Ontario agriculture sectors. Participants will hear from researchers and industry partners about how the research centres facilitate the robust research necessary to maintain a sustainable and competitive agri-food sector throughout Ontario and Canada.

The audience will learn more about:

  • the unique aspects of the profiled research centres;
  • research currently being conducted there; and
  • collaborative partnerships between researchers and industry.

For more information and to register for the other webinars, visit the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance website.

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