Al Hamill

   Research and Development Specialist




     BSc (Agr), MSc, University of Guelph

     PhD, Michigan State University

Career/ Work Experience

1971 to 2006

  • Research Scientist (Weed Management) with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada at the Greenhouse and Processing Crops Research Centre (GPCRC), in Harrow, Ontario.  Research focussed on the control and management of a wide spectrum of annual and perennial weeds in Corn (Field, Sweet and Seed), Soybean, Edible Bean, Tomatoes, Tree Fruits, Sugar beets and from time to time, other vegetable crops.
  • Authored and Co-authored over 100 peer reviewed scientific papers, and numerous miscellaneous reports / articles and technical reports.

2006 to Present

Co-partner in Hamill Enterprises focusing on consulting and research within the Agricultural Community.  Appointed member of the Ontario Pesticide Advisory Committee.


  • Weed Science Society of America member serving on various committees (as member or chair) and as Secretary, Vice President and President.
  • Member, Canadian Weed Science Society and the Ontario Weed Committee serving on numerous committees.
  • Member, International Weed Science Society
  • Associate Faculty member of University of Guelph and University of Western Ontario

Contact Information

     Cell:      519-980-4301