Get to know the Faculty of Agriculture


Faculty, staff and students on the Agricultural Campus took to Twitter and Instagram to share what they've been up to this week. As you will see, it's been a busy (and picturesque) one!
View a "Storify" collection of our social media activity.

Dean's video

Faculty of Agriculture Dean David Gray answers our questions in this video interview.

Feature story

Five things you didn't know about the Faculty of Agriculture

The Faculty of Agriculture is the 12th Faculty of the Dalhousie University family. On May 20th, 2011, the Province of Nova Scotia and Dalhousie University launched a process to merge Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC) with Dalhousie University. The Faculty, located on the Agricultural Campus in Truro (Bible Hill), is an idyllic place to live, work, play and learn.

Here are some other things you might not know about the Faculty of Agriculture:

  1. We (also) have our own postage stamp.
  2. Faculty of Agriculture students and alumni refer to themselves as “Aggies”
  3. Our varsity roster boasts a Men’s and Women’s Woodsmen team
  4. Our first tractor was donated by Henry Ford himself
  5. Our grads wear the Faculty of Agriculture Barley ring

Read the full story on Dal News

Photo gallery

Get to know some of the faces at the Faculty of Agriculture.