Lake Erie, the shallowest of the Great Lakes, is most at risk from phosphorus loading.

AAFC launches Living Lab – Ontario in the Lake Erie region

Reading Time: 2 minutes A $4.2 million investment has been made by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) to launch Living Lab - Ontario in the Lake Erie region to collaborate with Ontario farmers on developing sustainable solutions to environmental issues. Living Lab – Ontario is the latest collaboration hub created under the Living Laboratories Initiative, which brings together farmers, scientists, and other […] Read more

The 2021 Guelph CAMA Student Chapter team

University of Guelph students win marketing competition

CAMA student team beats 23 other schools with novel yogurt product

Reading Time: 3 minutes For the first time in nearly 20 years, the Guelph student chapter of the Canadian Agri-Marketing Association (CAMA) has won the student competition at the annual National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) student chapter marketing competition. Each year, 20 to 30 teams from universities and colleges in the U.S. and Canada participate in this competition, where they […] Read more

Brenda and Tom Snyder with their new Bertha corn picker.

A tale of two berthas

How the Snyder family designed pickers to fit their sweet corn operation

Reading Time: 5 minutes As the 2018 sweet corn harvest approached, the Snyder family was worried their old pulling machine wouldn’t be up to the job. “Old Bertha”, as she is affectionately known, has been pulling corn for the family’s farm near Caledonia, Ont. for nearly 20 years. Why it matters: Farmers can’t always find affordable and perfect equipment […] Read more