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Success at Virtual Dairy Challenge Competition!

Congratulations to UofG's Dairy Challenge team that competed in the 2021 North American Intercollegiate VIRTUAL Dairy Challenge this past week. Our team did us proud with a first-place finish!

The UofG team included students Rebecca Barr, Brooke Boonstoppel, Clayton McWilliams, and Tyrone Wagler (pictured on the left).


Canada’s first Code of Practice for farmed salmonids

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Producing Better Fish

Researchers at the University of Guelph are among a group of national and international experts leading the charge on the development of Canada’s first ever Code of Practice for the handling and care of farmed salmonids.

Prof. Talks Aquaculture and Canada's Blue Economy Strategy

ABSc Prof. Rich Moccia and Dr. Marcia Chiasson, manager at the Ontario Aquaculture Research Centre, were recently interviewed by The Pigeon to share their thoughts on the state of the Canadian aquaculture industry and its contribution to the Blue Economy Strategy.

New Meat Science Lab Manager

ABSc would like to welcome Gino Giansante as the new Manger of the meat science laboratory. Gino’s first experience in the meat industry goes back to his days as a student working summer's with his father in a small abattoir. Gino brings over 20 years of experience in the food processing industry, including plant management, operations, people leadership and financial expertise. For the past few years, Gino was a Senior Processing Manager at Maple Lodge Farms, and before that he was a Production Manager and Logistics Manager at Olivieri Foods.

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