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25 January 2023

U of G Workshop to Help Researchers Unlock Power of Data Reusability

As part of its commitment to leading agri-food data management, the University of Guelph will host a workshop series Feb.
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24 January 2023

U of G Expert in Precision Agriculture to Share Insights at OSCIA Meeting

Food from Thought researcher John Sulik, assistant professor of Precision Agriculture in the Department of Plant Agriculture, will be a
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Riparian Buffers
23 January 2023

Research Reveals Riparian Farm Buffers Effective at Capturing Dissolved Crop Nutrients

Riparian farm buffers, which are strips of vegetation planted along the banks of streams and rivers, have been found to
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20 January 2023

Food from Thought Research Meeting Brings Together Agri-Food Experts

On January 19th, Food from Thought held a meeting to bring together researchers at U of G currently working on
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18 January 2023

Growing Crops in Northern Canada: What Are the Odds?

Learning more about growing crops in northern Canada under climate change is the goal of a Food from Thought research
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29 September 2022

U of G Partners with Human Colossus Foundation for Better Sharing of Agri-Food Research Data

Helping agri-food researchers make the most of their data is the goal of a new research agreement between the University
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29 August 2022

FfT Researchers Find Cyber-attacks a Growing Threat to Farm and Food Security

Food from Thought Researcher Ali Dehghantanha, assistant professor and director of the Cyber Science Lab in the School of Computer
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25 June 2022

Food from Thought Thematic III Kickoff Meeting Focuses on Research Collaboration

Food from Thought held a kickoff meeting for its third and final Thematic Research Fund (Thematic III) on June 13,
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22 June 2022

Food from Thought Scientific Director Authors EU Report on Food Systems

The European Commission established a high-level expert group in February 2021 to look at food systems and assess the gaps
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21 June 2022

Food from Thought Funded Research is the Top Downloaded Paper in Journal

The Food from Thought-funded paper, “The Politics of Digital Agricultural Technologies: A Preliminary Review,” published in Sociologia Ruralis, is among
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30 May 2022

Food from Thought Thematic III Research Fund: 23 Researchers Awarded Over $8 Million

Climate change, pandemic recovery, food safety and animal health are the themes of research projects supported by more than $8
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11 April 2022

Michelle Edwards appointed the inaugural Director of Agri-Food Data Strategy

Michelle Edwards, a longtime data management strategy leader, has been appointed as the inaugural director of agri-food data strategy with
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2 March 2022

William Kramer Wins Student Presentation Award

Congratulations to University of Guelph student William Kramer on winning first place for Best Student Presentation at the joint Weed
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24 February 2022

Increasing the Uptake of Research Innovations on Ontario Livestock Farms

FeedBack is a reflections blog authored by the AFI-HQP Grad Scholars on their experiences in the program. Olivia Willoughby, Sarah
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24 February 2022

Working with De La Mer Fresh Fish Market: 3 Lessons We Will Take with Us into the Workforce

FeedBack is a reflections blog authored by the AFI-HQP Grad Scholars on their experiences in the program. Domenique Mastronardi, Peter
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7 February 2022

AI Tech Developed at U of G Helps Track Insect Biodiversity

A University of Guelph research team has designed a much faster way to measure the increases and declines in biodiversity
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7 February 2022

Social Media Surveillance Could Help Prevent Pandemics

Twitter and Google could help predict infectious disease outbreaks in birds, animals and humans in the future, using a unique
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18 January 2022

Slowing Down Chicken Growth

A wide-ranging, comprehensive research project investigating how different growth rates affect chickens’ health and welfare may change the poultry industry
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