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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    Introducing RAIN's- Malting Barley Variety Trial
    May 31, 2018
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    Introducing RAIN's- Alternative Legumes Project
    May 31, 2018
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    Introducing RAIN's- Galega Trial
    May 31, 2018
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    Introducing RAIN's- Riparian Zone Restoration Demonstration
    May 31, 2018
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    Continuation of RAIN's- Cross seeding forages project
    July 6, 2018