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Ridgetown Campus News Releases

Oct 19, 2020 Province Funds New Field Crop Services Building at U of G’s Ridgetown Campus

Oct 14, 2020 New Director Named for Ridgetown Campus

Jul 30, 2020 Ridgetown Campus Class of 2020 Managed Adversity to Cross the Finish Line

Mar 13, 2020 President's Update: Academic Program Delivery Changes Effective March 16, 2020 at Ridgetown Campus

Jan 21, 2020 Ridgetown Campus begins search for next campus Director and new academic lead

May 28, 2019 Agriculture Leaders to Address Ridgetown Campus Graduates

Jan 11, 2019 AGRIS Co-op pledges $100,000 to new Ontario Sustainable Crop Research and Innovation Centre

Jun 20, 2018 Advertisement For Course Instruction

May 31, 2018 Job Growth and Diversity Positive for Ridgetown Campus Graduates

Jan 25, 2018 Student Leadership Excellence Recognized at 25th Anniversary of Southwest Agricultural Conference

Jul 13, 2017 Ridgetown Campus to Open Swine Education Centre

Jun 15, 2017 Cowbells will be Ringing at the Finish Line of Ridgetown’s 5K Sod Buster Walk/Run

Mar 3, 2017 Seed Ridgetown Campus Public Soybean Breeding Program Recognized at Seed of the Year Event

Sep 27, 2016 Equine Diploma Added to Ridgetown Campus Offerings

Aug 29, 2016 PRIDE Seeds Announces $150K Contribution

Jul 11, 2016 300 Participants Plus $30,000 In Sponsorship Support for Ridgetown’s 5K Sod Buster Walk/Run

Jul 6, 2016 New OAC Dean Named

Jun 30, 2016 New Dairy Scientist at Ridgetown Campus

Jun 29, 2016 Ridgetown’s Westag Alumni: Champion Sponsor for Upcoming 5K Sod Buster Walk/Run

Jun 15, 2016 Healthy Snacks at Ridgetown’s 5K Sod Buster to Be Provided by Chartwells

May 26, 2016 Valuable Learning through Ridgetown’s Environmental Management Program Industry Work Placement

May 25, 2016 Ridgetown's 5K Sod Buster Offering Free Kid's Barnyard Dash Event

May 25, 2016 Leading Crop Scientist to Address University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus Class of 2016

May 15, 2016 Great to See Youth Staying Fit and Having Fun at Ridgetown’s 5K Sod Buster

May 11, 2016 Consider Post-Secondary Studies in Environmental Management or Horticulture at the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus

May 9, 2016 Ridgetown Campus Gearing Up for 2nd 5K Sod Buster – Register Now for Early Bird Registration Fees

Mar 23, 2016 Westag Alumni Mentorship Program (Class 2) Wraps It Up!

Mar 1, 2016 Future Student Open House at University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus on March 18, 2016

Feb 3, 2016 $500 for Ridgetown Salvation Army Food Bank from Random Act of Kindness Day Fun

Feb 2, 2016 Ridgetown Campus Welcomes University of Guelph President, Dr. Franco Vaccarino

Dec 16, 2015 Ridgetown Researcher, Dr. Darren Robinson, Honoured for Research Achievements

Dec 3, 2015 Ridgetown Campus Master’s Students Support United Way

Nov 30, 2015 Prospective Future Students Visit Ridgetown Campus

Nov 25, 2015 Westag Alumni Mentorship Program - Focus on Networking Skills

Nov 23, 2015 Ridgetown Campus Fall Awards Celebration

Sep 17, 2015 Ridgetown Enrollment Reflects Passion for Agriculture Careers

Jul 20, 2015 Ridgetown's 5K Sod Buster Raises Awareness, Spirits and Funds

May 29, 2015 Ridgetown Campus Celebrates 293 New Graduates

Jan 30, 2015 What You Need to Know About the Campus 5K Sod Buster Walk or Run

Jan 29, 2015 Foundation 5K Race/Walk to Build Awareness of Proposed New Crop Research Centre

Dec 19, 2014 MP Van Kesteren Announces Tomato Research Funding at Ridgetown

Oct 2, 2014 Environmental Management Students Learning at the Ridgetown Water Pollution Control Plant

Sep 15, 2014 New Students Excited About Agriculture Career Options

Aug 22, 2014 Robinson Receives Excellence in Diploma Teaching Award

Aug 13, 2014 Campus Fills Salvation Army Shelves with Field Potatoes

Aug 1, 2014 Ridgetown Campus Doors Open to Community

Jul 22, 2014 ROOTS Summer 2014 Issue

Jul 18, 2014 Ridgetown Researcher Develops A New Variety of Winter Wheat

Jul 11, 2014 20th Anniversary for Crop Diagnostic Days Attracts Industry and Alumni to Ridgetown

Jun 23, 2014 Westag Alumni Return to Campus for Jeans and Jackets Summer Reunion

Jun 11, 2014 Still Time to Tour and Apply to Open Ridgetown Campus Programs

May 26, 2014 Innovative Agribusiness Leader to Address Ridgetown Campus Graduates

May 23, 2014 Environmental Management Diploma Students Add Water Industry Certifications to Qualifications

May 13, 2014 Over 5,400 Farmers Complete Pesticide Training Through Ridgetown Campus This Year

May 12, 2014 Summer Students Key to Ridgetown's Integrated Pest Management Field Research Program

May 7, 2014 Veterinary Technology Students Ready for Academic Studies

May 5, 2014 Master's Student Featured in Rootworm Article

Apr 30, 2014 Westag Alumni Invited Home to June Reunion

Apr 29, 2014 Phragmites Research at Ridgetown Campus

Apr 29, 2014 Ridgetown Campus Soybean Breeder in the News

Apr 25, 2014 Cover Crop Story Featuring Ridgetown Campus Researchers

Apr 24, 2014 Ridgetown Campus Students Learning in the Work World

Apr 22, 2014 Future Students Investigate Ridgetown Campus

Apr 16, 2014 Alumni - Now Offering Ridgetown Diploma and Grad Photo Frames

Feb 12, 2014 Attention: Prospective Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management (BBRM) Students

Feb 3, 2014 Four OAC Campuses Come Together in the Spirit of Friendly Competition

Jun 26, 2013 Ridgetown Alumni Return to Campus for ‘Jeans and Jackets’ Reunion

Jun 4, 2013 DuPont Pioneer Provides $200,000.00 Homerun Gift to Ridgetown Campus Campaign

May 30, 2013 200+ Ridgetown Campus Graduates to Walk Across Stage and Straight Into Jobs

May 6, 2013 Ridgetown Campus Director Named

Apr 17, 2013 Ridgetown Campus Director Selection Presentation

Jan 9, 2013 The Future of Agriculture is Bright at the Southwest Agricultural Conference

Sep 13, 2012 $25,000 DeLaval Donation to Ridgetown Campus Dairy Education Centre

Aug 27, 2012 Ridgetown Campus Expecting Strong Fall Enrolment

Jun 6, 2012 Registrations Still Welcome to June 23 Ridgetown Alumni Reunion

Jun 4, 2012 Farm Credit Canada and Ridgetown Agri-Food Foundation Recognize Alumnus Don Pestell with Lifetime Achievement Award

May 27, 2012 60th Graduation Celebrations Planned for OAC's Ridgetown Campus

May 3, 2012 Construction Begins on New Student Service and Alumni Centre at OAC's Ridgetown Campus

Feb 1, 2012 Agricultural Economist Interim Director at Ridgetown Campus

Jan 3, 2012 Ridgetown Campus Director Concludes Successful Five Year Term

Aug 31, 2011 Government of Canada Invests in Ridgetown Digester to Strengthen Bio-Economy

Jun 5, 2011 Alumnus Ken Monteith Honoured for Lifetime Achievement By FCC

Jun 2, 2011 Ridgetown Campus Graduating Class of 2011 will be the Largest in Campus' History

May 24, 2011 Province Invests $1.4 Million in Ridgetown Campus

Jan 6, 2011 Maizex Seeds Inc. Announces $150,000 Gift to Ridgetown Campus In Support of Reek Building Rejuvenation Campaign

Jan 5, 2011 Chatham-Kent’s Ron Anderson Recognized by University of Guelph as Honorary Fellow

Dec 1, 2010 Southwest Agricultural Conference (SWAC) Provides First Leadership Donation of $25,000 to Ridgetown Campus’ Reek Building New East Wing Campaign

Nov 26, 2010 Ridgetown Westag Alumni Come Home to Campus in Record Numbers and Support Reek Building New East Wing Campaign

Nov 25, 2010 MPP and University of Guelph Representatives Visit REACH Huron

Nov 9, 2010 Open Houses for Future Students Will Highlight Nine Academic Programs at Ridgetown Campus

Oct 29, 2010 One Year Equine Training Program Exceeds Students Expectations

Oct 14, 2010 Construction Begins on Anaerobic Digester for University Of Guelph's Ridgetown Campus

Sep 24, 2010 Ridgetown Campus Celebrates Record Student Enrolment and Approval of New Environment, Health and Safety Program

Jul 12, 2010 Ridgetown’s First Class to Begin Studies at Regional Equine and Agricultural Centre of Huron (REACH Huron) in September

Jun 5, 2010 Farm Credit Canada and Ridgetown Campus Agri-Food Foundation Recognize Westag Alumnus Peter Twynstra with Lifetime Achievement Award

May 31, 2010 Dr. Deb Stark, ADM Food Safety and Environment to Address Ridgetown’s 58th Graduating Class

Apr 9, 2010 Ridgetown Campus Receives $2.63 Million for Anaerobic Digester

Apr 5, 2010 University of Guelph, OAC and Ridgetown Campus Lose Dedicated Soybean Researcher, Gifted Administrator and Friend

Feb 2, 2010 Ridgetown Economists Deliver BDO’s 2010 Agricultural Outlook Publication

Jan 7, 2010 Dr. Peter Sikkema Honoured with T.R. Hilliard Distinguished Agricultural Extension Award

Dec 17, 2009 $1.25 Million Research Investment to Improve Canadian White and Coloured Bean Seed Quality for Export Market

Nov 23, 2009 Great Attendance at Westag Alumni Anniversary Celebrations and Banquet

Nov 11, 2009 Ridgetown Campus Mourns Passing of Dr. Ron Pitblado

Sep 30, 2009 Performance Horse Handler Program RED CARPET DAY Open House at REACH in Clinton on October 23

Sep 29, 2009 Nominations Open for Ridgetown Agri-Food Foundation’s Westag Alumnus of Honour Award

Sep 23, 2009 34% Increase in Student Numbers at Univeristy of Guelph Ridgetown Campus

Sep 17, 2009 Dave Baute to Lead Ridgetown Agri-Food Foundation

May 21, 2009 Dr. Rob Gordon, OAC Dean to Address Ridgetown’s 57th Graduating Class

May 12, 2009 Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. Supports Ridgetown Campus Renewable Energy Initiative

May 11, 2009 Ontario Harvestore Systems In-Kind Donation Supports Dairy Education Centre at Ridgetown Campus

Apr 14, 2009 SPARK Program Pilot a Success at Ridgetown Campus

Mar 23, 2009 Community Support Makes Ridgetown Campus Chaplaincy a Reality

Feb 4, 2009 Campus Academic Program Applications Good - More Applications Welcome

Feb 3, 2009 Record Attendance at Southwest Agricultural Conference (SWAC) at Ridgetown

Feb 2, 2009 Ridgetown Campus Students Learn About Career Options from Industry and Alumni

Nov 21, 2008 Census Highlights Chatham-Kent Challenges

Oct 31, 2008 Come Learn, Get the Facts, Get Engaged, and Be the Change

Oct 17, 2008 OAC Dean Announces Centre for Agricultural Renewability and Sustainability (C.A.R.E.S.)

Sep 11, 2008 Calling Active Citizens and Community Leaders

Jun 28, 2008 Close to $ 1.0 Million Announced for Bio-Diesel Project

May 22, 2008 Surgeoner to Address Ridgetown Campus Graduates

Apr 25, 2008 Industry Donates to Ridgetown Dairy Education Centre

Apr 24, 2008 Agri-Food Foundation Recognizes Three Leader’s Volunteer Service

Apr 3, 2008 Krupke New Vegetable Pest Management Researcher at Ridgetown Campus

Mar 27, 2008 Ridgetown Horticultural Instructor Author of New Gardening Guide

Nov 1, 2007 One Year Anniversary Finds RDC Well Utilized By Stakeholders

Jun 5, 2007 Record Crowd Attends Ridgetown Graduation in New Rural Development Centre

Apr 2, 2007 Ridgetown Campus Welcomes Support to Further the Science on Corn Fusarium

Feb 15, 2007 Ken Monteith Named Chair of Ridgetown Agri-Food Foundation

Jan 10, 2007 Dr. Art Schaafsma Named Ridgetown Campus Director

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