Noted professor at Ontario Agricultural College and instrumental in developing a bacon-type hog.
1863-1954 | Artist: Othmar J. Hoffler (1893-1954)
Impact & Accomplishments
On the faculty of Ontario Agricultural College from 1893 to 1918, Professor George E. Day played an active role in developing a bacon-type hog, and he conducted experiments involving crossbreeding, carcass evaluation, and rate of gain.
In addition to his academic duties, Day was a charter member of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Association. In 1918, he became secretary-treasurer of the Canadian Shorthorn Association. Day was inducted into the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame in 1964.
Did You Know?
Day was a a charter member of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Association.