Research Program at University of Guelph
Ridgetown Campus Research
The Ridgetown Campus of the University of Guelph research program offers a unique opportunity to address research needs and is located in the heartland of Ontario agriculture. Location, climate, and agricultural and environmental diversity are all important.
Our scientists work in key disciplines to provide our partners with effective, applied results. These results are shared through numerous extension events and presentations, and formal research reports.
Established in 1922 - Southwestern Ontario Research Farm
The campus was established in 1922 as a demonstration farm to address agricultural production in southwestern Ontario. Throughout the years the campus has grown and evolved to include a wide range of formal education programs, innovative extension programs and business development activities.
Ridgetown Campus has been delivering research to Ontario’s agricultural stakeholders for over 85 years.
Ridgetown Campus - Part of the OAC Tradition
Ridgetown Campus is proud to be among the network of campuses that make up the Ontario Agriculture College (OAC), University of Guelph.
Guelph Campus Research
The University of Guelph is one of the most research-intensive universities in Canada and is internationally renowned for its broad spectrum of research.
The University of Guelph receives more than $100 million in funding from the government and private enterprise to conduct research on their behalf. This funding places our researchers on the top tier of Canadian research and creates an enriched learning environment for our students. A major component of Guelph's research is a multi-faceted agri-food initiative sponsored by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.