Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario
|Record #: GCL1205||Last Modified: 04 Jul 2018||Last Full Update: 04 Jul 2018|
|Office Phone||General Inquiry 519-826-4197|
|Toll Free Phone||Agricultural Information Contact Centre 1-877-424-1300|
|Located In Community||Guelph|
|Address & Map|
|Intersection||Gordon St and Stone Rd W|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Agency)||Advisory body providing strategic direction for research activities that support competitive, sustainable agriculture, food and rural sectors in Ontario.|
|Description (Service)||Advises Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs on strategic directions for research activities.
* advocates for future of OMAFRA's research system
* key component of OMAFRA Research Advisory Network (ORAN); identifies priorities for funded research and guides research program development
Comprised of ARIO Director of Research and up to 15 members who reflect Ontario's agri-tech industry; a director from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada serves as ex-officio to ARIO.
Research and Innovation Branch of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs provides secretariat support to ARIO and administers research programs on behalf of ARIO.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm|
|Application||Call, e-mail, or visit website for information|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Legal Status||(30) Provincial Government|
|Print Material||Annual Reports|
|Service Categories||Agricultural and Food Sciences Research ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Agricultural Issues|