Field Research

Most of RAIN’s field projects take place on local farms with the help of farmer cooperators. While the research team provides technical support, the projects are developed based on the interests, questions, and priorities of Algoma producers.

For more information about designing and implementing on-farm research and demonstration projects, check out the following links:

Alberta Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry’s Guide to Field Experimentation

Ecological Farmer’s Association of Ontario webinar: On-Farm Research Design and Analysis

Country Guide’s “10 steps to better on-farm experiments” by Jay Whetter

Current Projects

  • diagram of cross-seeding vs conventional
    November 9, 2016
    Introducing RAIN's new Cross-seeding Forages Project
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  • brassica
    December 7, 2016
    Introduction to the Algoma District Sulphur Fertilization Project
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  • sorghum sudangrass
    January 25, 2017
    Assessing the Nitrogen Requirements of Sorghum Crops
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