Today’s the anniversary of Rural Radio 147 being on SiriusXM! This Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio has all the latest ag news with host Shaun Haney, plus: Jason Gleaves, with a food-waste reducing product spotlight from Bio-Cycle Solutions and GFL Environmental Inc.; Rene Van Acker, dean of the Ontario Agricultural College at University of Guelph… Read More

The agri-food industry needs more highly qualified people, and the University of Guelph’s Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) is looking for ways to help meet the demand. Producing more graduates is both a challenge and tremendous opportunity, says OAC dean Dr. Rene Van Acker. A study released five years ago indicated that there were three jobs… Read More

The Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) at the University of Guelph will soon have a new dean. The school announced Tuesday that weed management expert Rene Van Acker, currently associate dean of external relations and a professor in the Department of Plant Agriculture, will begin a five-year term on September 1. “I am very excited to work with our… Read More