Activities in the orange circle represent farmer-researcher responsibilities,
and activities in the green circle represent EFAO staff activities.
It is well known that extending field crop rotations by adding small grains, such as wheat, barley, oats, triticale, spelt, or rye, has many ecological benefits. Here, we describe the economic benefits as well.
In her book, Who Really Feeds the World, Vandana Shiva emphasizes the central role of Agroecology: “the knowledge and science of the complex interactions that produce our food.”
Read all about the history of collaboration between EFAO and the Maitland Valley Conservation Authority as told by longtime member Phil Beard.
Can bees play a role in preventing the development of botrytis in organic strawberry patches? Dr. Susan Chan is working to find out.