Activities in the orange circle represent farmer-researcher responsibilities,
and activities in the green circle represent EFAO staff activities.
Can bees play a role in preventing the development of botrytis in organic strawberry patches? Dr. Susan Chan is working to find out.
Read and watch Ryan Spence and Isabelle Spence-Legault’s farmer-led research trial where they tested whether a crimped cover crop of rye and hairy vetch reduced tillage, cultivation and irrigation for their fall broccoli crop in northern Ontario.
Read the report summarizing EFAO’s 2019 pilot Soil Health Benchmark Study.
The no-till transplanter is an important tool in EFAO’s No-Till Vegetable Trials to show that no-till techniques can be successfully employed on a larger scale (>3 acre +) using machinery that is currently available.