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11 April 2024

Securing Smart Farms Against Cyber Threats

At first glance, a dairy or poultry barn might not seem like an obvious choice for a cyberattack. But as
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19 March 2024

GIS Technology Refines Management of Agricultural Impact in Lake Erie Basin

Along the sandy, windswept shores of Lake Erie, the impact of farming on Southern Ontario’s agricultural watersheds is a pressing
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Lots of little bugs, with the overlying text of "Ag-tech case study series: AI Transforms Bug Monitoring. A case study of innovative research by Drs. John Fryxell, Graham Taylor, Stefan Schneider & Stefan Kremer.
6 March 2024

AI Transforms Bug Monitoring – A Case Study

Bugs have shorter lifespans than most creatures on our planet. As a result, changes in the number, distribution and species
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Picture of wetlands landscape in Ontario
20 October 2023

U of G Researchers Publish New Study on Precision Conservation Practices

A University of Guelph research team is shedding light on the importance of geospatial systems, which refers to the technology
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AMR Symposium speakers pictured at the OAC Arboretum Centre at the University of Guelph
13 October 2023

University of Guelph One Health Institute Hosts Successful AMR Symposium

The University of Guelph’s One Health Institute, the Canadian Research Institute for Food Safety, and the Centre for Public Health
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The Cánovas Lab, Centre for Genetic Improvement of Livestock, Department of Animal Biosciences. Left to right: Dr. Stephanie Lam and Dr. Angela Cánovas.
26 September 2023

Advancing Canadian Beef Production: Omics Research Aims to Boost Efficiency and Reduce Emissions

Innovative omics research at the University of Guelph (U of G) is being used to tackle economic and environmental challenges
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Female chickens on a farm in their cages
19 July 2023

U of G Research Reveals Key to Successful Egg Production in Chickens

A University of Guelph study led by Dr. Grégoy Bédécarrats, a professor in the Department of Animal Biosciences, has shed
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Farmer holding quality soil
13 July 2023

U of G Carbon Sequestration Approach Gains Commercial and Global Success

Enhanced Rock Weathering (ERW) is quickly gaining traction as a promising carbon sequestration solution in the battle against climate change
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10 July 2023

U of G’s Animal Health Laboratory Launches Interactive Animal Pathogen Dashboards for Livestock Health Monitoring

In a giant leap forward for the livestock industry, the Animal Health Laboratory (AHL) at the University of Guelph introduces
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Guilherme Madureira, PhD candidate in the Department of Animal Biosciences at the University of Guelph, showcased his research at the 11th International Ruminant Reproduction Symposium from May 28 to June 1, 2023, in Galway, Ireland.
20 June 2023

Conference Bursary Recipient Presents Research at International Symposium in Ireland

Guilherme Madureira, an Arrell scholar and PhD candidate in the Department of Animal Biosciences at the University of Guelph, showcased
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Left to right: Dr. Ayesha Ali, Amanjot Bhullar and Dr. Khurram Nadeem
14 June 2023

Data-Driven Multi-Crop Model Improves Land Suitability Prediction for Canadian Agriculture

A University of Guelph research project has introduced a data-driven multi-layer perceptron model that significantly enhances the accuracy of land
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Dr. Asim Biswas (left) and Tegbaru Gobezie
8 June 2023

U of G Study Introduces Innovative Model for Incentivized Soil Data Sharing

The field of soil science is undergoing a transformation that could revolutionize data-driven sustainable soil management. A recent Food from
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Scenic view of a stream in Milton, Ontario
17 May 2023

DNA Metabarcoding Uncovers Hidden Diversity in Stream Invertebrate Communities

Researchers from the University of Guelph have discovered high levels of hidden diversity in benthic invertebrate communities (invertebrates that live
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Kathleen Nolan presenting her research at the Society for Canadian Aquatic Sciences (SCAS) conference in Montreal, Québec
10 May 2023

Unravelling the Secrets of Harmful Algal Blooms: DNA Barcoding Sheds Light on Microbiome Dynamics

Harmful algal blooms (HABs) threaten the health and sustainability of aquatic ecosystems worldwide. HABs occur when algae — simple photosynthetic
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Marjan Asgari, PhD Candidate at Geography, Environment and Geomatics, University of Guelph, Researcher in Parallel Computing and Hydrological Modeling
4 May 2023

U of G Research Introduces Knowledge-Sharing Parallel Calibration Approach for Hydrologic Models

A ground-breaking University of Guelph research study funded by Food from Thought has successfully tackled a significant research gap in
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AFI scholar presenting his agri-food related project
20 April 2023

HQP and AFI Scholars Collaborate with Community Partners for Agri-Food Projects

On April 3, scholars from the Arrell Food Institute and Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) program who participated in the UNIV
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Dr. Andrew MacDougall on the podcast cover
17 April 2023

U of G Prof Discusses the Importance of Biodiversity in Podcast Interview

In a recent episode of The Homeless Romantic podcast, Dr. Andrew MacDougall, a professor in the Department of Integrative Biology
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Holstein Cow Udder
12 April 2023

U of G Prof to Present Promising Findings on Mastitis in Holstein Dairy Cows at ADSA Conference

The Cánovas lab at the University of Guelph is making significant strides in improving the health of Holstein dairy cows
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