EFAO’s research library is an open access resource where you can find all of EFAO’s research protocols, reports and publications, and other on-farm research guides.
Putting soil health first 2016 Research Manuals & Guides
The Environment Commissioner of Ontario’s report on soil health.
Towards farmer-led research: A guidebook Research Manuals & Guides
This guidebook aims to provide insights for working collaboratively with farmers in research. We identified and synthesized the literature on farmer-led research and farmer participatory research activities from around the world, with a focus on the North American context. Further, we shared our experiences and lessons learned from the first three years of Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario’s Farmer-led Research Program. This resource is meant to be used as a practical tool for researchers and practitioners looking to develop, implement, and evaluate farmer-led research programs.
Systems research for agriculture 2016 Research Manuals & Guides
Web link to free PDF download of SARE’s Systems Research for Agriculture e-book. This handbook is essential reading for research coordinators and all other team members as they navigate the complexities of multifaceted systems projects.
A practical guide to on-farm pasture research 2016 Research Manuals & Guides
An NE-SARE publication on on-farm research as it relates to pasture experiments.
On-farm research guide 2016 Research Manuals & Guides
On-farm research guide by Organic Farming Research Foundation.