Profs Among Canadian Experts Providing ‘Food Facts’

Prof. John Prescott Prof. Alison Duncan Two leading researchers from the University of Guelph, Profs. Alison Duncan and John Prescott, are among 10 Canadian scientists who have joined a free online resource for consumers called Best Food Facts. It’s the Canadian version of an American service that had more than 800,000 visitors last year. Consumers […]

Wild turkeys are not scapegoats for avian disease in Ontario

A lot of angst is simmering in farm circles about the potential for disease to spread between wildlife and domestic livestock, such as poultry. The concerns are warranted, given how quickly disease can race through a herd and create huge losses. But new research from the University of Guelph into the health status of Ontario […]

U of G Receives Nearly $77 Million to Launch ‘Food From Thought’

The University of Guelph has received $76.6 million from the federal government to start a “digital revolution” in food and agriculture. The government is investing in U of G’s Food From Thought research project, which will use high-tech information systems to help produce enough food for a growing human population while sustaining the Earth’s ecosystems. […]