Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario

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Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario
Agency overview
Formed 1962; 56 years ago (1962)
Type Crown corporation
Jurisdiction Government of Ontario
Headquarters 1 Stone Road West, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
43°31′30.69″N 80°13′43.42″W / 43.5251917°N 80.2287278°W / 43.5251917; -80.2287278
Employees 15
Minister responsible
Agency executive
  • Karen Chan, Director of Research
Parent department Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Website omafra.gov.on.ca/english/research/ario/institute.htm

The Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario is an Ontarian government Crown corporation, established in 1962, by the ARIO Act, to "advocate areas of research for the betterment of agriculture, veterinary medicine and consumer studies" and "increase the production efficiency and marketing of agricultural products by stimulating interest in research".[1]

It is located adjacent to the University of Guelph campus.

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