The Ottawa Research and Development Centre (ORDC),
headquartered in the Neatby Building on the Central Experimental Farm,
is celebrating Canada 150 with a monthly lecture series:
Talks on past and present research at the Central Experimental Farm
Présentations sur la recherche présente et passée à la Ferme Expérimentale Centrale

The public is invited to attend the free lectures at K.W. Neatby Building, Salons A/B, starting at 7:00pm.
Each lecture is about 45 minutes with a question/answer period following the presentation.
Free parking is available in the lot beside and spaces around the building. For more information contact Christine.Poirier@AGR.GC.CA

Thursday April 13
Agriculture Under Siege: the future of sustainability
L’agriculture en état de siège : La science derrière la durabilité

Thursday June 15
Cannabis: Agricultural, Medicinal and Industrial Development
Le développement agricole, médical et industriel du Cannabis

Thursday June 29
CEF History
l’Histoire de le FEC

Thursday July 13
Mapping agriculture from space: Is it really rocket science?
Cartographer l’agriculture de l’espace 

Thursday August 24
Ergot: An Ancient Enemy and Modern Friend

L’ergot: un ancien ennemi mais aussi un allier moderne

Thursday September 14
Our Silent Workforce – Insect Pollinators
Nos collaborateurs silencieux – les insects pollinisateurs

Thursday October 12
Celebrating 150th Birthday: A Novel Bacterial Species Named After Canada
Célébrons notre 150e anniversaire: une nouvelle bactérie nommée en honneur du Canada

Thursday November 9
Five Fungi that Changed the World
Cinq champignons microscopiques qui ont changé le monde