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

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    Alternative Legumes- 2020
    October 19, 2020
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    Best Management Practices for Alfalfa Production
    February 18, 2021
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    Final Cross-seeding Update
    February 24, 2021
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    Final Update- Weed control in Galega- Part 1
    February 24, 2021
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    Final Update- Weed control in Galega Part 2
    February 24, 2021
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    Riparian Restoration of the Thessalon River
    March 24, 2021