EFAO is excited to launch a pilot Small Grains Program that will support Ontario farmers wanting to diversify their crop rotation by adding a small grain followed by a legume cover crop or forage crop. Read about the inspiration for this program and other details.
For the no-till garlic demonstration that is part of EFAO’s No-Till Vegetable Trials, Ken Laing planted garlic on November 1, 2019 into a frost-killed cover crop of sorghum-sudangrass.
As part of EFAO’s No-Till Vegetable Trials, Ken Laing is looking at four treatments to compare different methods for rapid regeneration of soil health for vegetable production.
Ken Laing of Orchard Hill Farm is working in cooperation with EFAO to trial a wide variety of no-till methods for organic vegetable production. We will be documenting the work in a series of blogs.
Farmer-researchers Paul DeJong, Ken Laing and Tony McQuail published their findings in the Canadian Journal of Soil Science.