The Impact of Ontario's Agricultural Research Stations: Ontario Crops Research Centre – Elora

Tuesday December 1, 2020 1:30pm to 2:30pm


Join the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance for the second webinar in this series featuring the Ontario Crops Research Centre – Elora. This site facilitates research on a variety of crops including corn, soybeans, cereals, forages and canola.

Participants will hear from:

  • Prof. Claudia Wagner-Riddle from the School of Environmental Sciences
  • Angela Straathof – Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA)

About the webinar series

Explore research at Ontario’s Agri-Food Research Stations in this four-part webinar series hosted by the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance. These webinars will demonstrate how Ontario’s agricultural research stations provide a platform for innovative research and collaboration that benefits 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 stations facilitate innovation and learning for all major Ontario agriculture sectors. Participants will hear from researchers and industry partners about how the research stations facilitate the robust research necessary to maintain a sustainable and competitive agri-food sector throughout Ontario and Canada.

Over four sessions, the audience will learn more about:

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

At the end of each webinar, viewers will be invited to participate in a Question and Answer session with the speakers.

Anyone interested in learning more about how these research stations facilitate innovation, collaboration and positive impact for the Ontario agri-food sector are welcome to attend. For more information please contact

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