Michelle Ragany, food and agriculture business student

[music] I’m a second year food and agricultural business student studying at the University of Guelph and I chose this university specifically because it allows me to improve the lives of others through improving food systems. I decided to study this program in high school and what really peaked my interest was the fact that […]

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PhD in Plant Agriculture at the University of Guelph

[music] NARRATOR:The Department of Plant Agriculture at the University of Guelph is committed to improving life through innovative science, education and service in plant agriculture. Society’s expectations of agriculture now include a wide range of health and environmental services such as producing food with nutraceuticals, protecting biodiversity, mitigating climate change and providing alternative energy sources. […]

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MSc in Plant Agriculture at the University of Guelph

[music] NARRATOR: The Department of Plant Agriculture at the University of Guelph is Canada’s largest and most diverse applied plant biology department. We offer an interdisciplinary research environment in modern, well-equipped research stations and laboratories to provide excellence in graduate education and training. The Master of Science in Plant Agriculture program offers specialization in four […]

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The Department of Food, Agricultural & Resource Economics at the University of Guelph

My name is John Cranfield. [music] I’m a professor and chair in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics. The research in our department addresses all sorts of issues related to food, agricultural and resource use. It ranges everything from farmland valuation and agricultural production practices to what people put in their grocery cart, […]

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Partnerships and Learning: Pesticide Label and Math Help Part 3 © 1992

Reading the Label Millions of dollars go into the development of pesticide product labels. It is the most important document you have concerning the safe and proper use of a pesticide product. It is also a legal document and therefore you are bound by law to follow label directions. Not only does the label tell […]

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Partnerships and Learning: Pesticide Label and Math Help Part 2 © 1992

How Much Pesticide Should You Buy? Once you know the area of the field you want to cover and the pesticide rate, a simple calculation will tell you exactly how much pesticide you will have to buy. Here’s how it’s done. Area to be covered X the pesticide rate=the amount of pesticide needed. If the […]

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Class 4 Pesticides

An uncertified farmer may purchase a class four pesticide if the farmer presents their farm business registration number, for example their OFA number. Or if the farmer provides a self declaration form that confirms that they are a farmer. A new declaration form is not required to complete each purchase if the vendor keeps this […]

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