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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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14 January 2022

New Technique Pinpoints Where Food Comes From

Spatial fingerprinting, a new method for detecting where food items originate, could help the global food system become more transparent
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15 November 2021

Digging Deep to Find Out What’s Happening in the Soil

The need to find more sustainable ways to produce food is urgent, with a world population predicted to reach nine
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8 November 2021

Food from Thought Researchers Publish Studies on Farm Management

Dr. Andrew MacDougall, an associate professor in the Department of Integrative Biology and his team have published two studies on
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1 November 2021

Helping Farmers Protect the Environment

University of Guelph researchers are working directly with farmers to quantify how their ecologically beneficial practices can protect the environment
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31 October 2021

HQP Scholar’s Research Explores Ways to Fight Food Fraud

Maleeka Singh’s experiences with two prestigious University of Guelph graduate student programs have helped increase her knowledge, boost her confidence
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4 October 2021

Champion Petfoods Announces FfT Researcher as the New Chair in Pet Nutrition

Dr. Anna Kate Shoveller, an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Biosciences, has been named as the inaugural Champion
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10 June 2021

Food from Thought Researcher Publishes Study on Predicting COVID-19 Waves Using Social Media

  Dr. Rozita Dara, a professor in the School of Computer Science led a study evaluating several digital data streams,
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19 May 2021

Mitigating Technological Disruptions in Canadian Agri-Food Sector

Source: Getty Images FeedBack is a reflections blog authored by the AFI-HQP Grad Scholars on their experiences in the program. 
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19 May 2021

Agriculture and Sustainability: An Oxymoron or Stewards for Sustainability?

FeedBack is a reflections blog authored by the AFI-HQP Grad Scholars on their experiences in the program.  Joshua Barrett is
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Researchers with the University of Guelph’s dry bean breeding program
6 May 2021

U of G Research Beans Donated to Local Organizations

Researchers with the University of Guelph’s dry bean breeding program recently donated over 2,000 kilograms of beans to the Guelph
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Image of soil found in Auroville, Tamil Nadu
1 May 2021

Food from Thought Researcher Helps Develop a New Digital Soil Map for India

Dr. Asim Biswas, an associate professor in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Guelph, is among the team of scientists that have developed the first
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