Webinar series on the impact of Ontario's Agricultural Research Stations: Ontario Crops Research Centre - Simcoe

Tuesday October 6, 2020 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Virtual (Microsoft Teams)

Webinar 1: Ontario Crops Research Centre – Simcoe

Join the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance for the first webinar in this series featuring the Ontario Crops Research Centre – Simcoe (Simcoe Research Station), located in the highly productive Norfolk sand plain in central Erie region of Ontario. Research at the Simcoe station focuses on horticulture, from vegetables and fruits to alternative crops like hazelnut.

Participants will hear from:

  • Prof. Praveen Saxena, Department of Plant Agriculture
  • Barbara Yates, Ferrero Rocher

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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 researchstation.info@uoguelph.ca.

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