Summary of Projects 2016

Brief summary of the year, including the data collected in 2016 by EFAO farmer-researchers. This was included in the package given out at the Ecological Farmers of Ontario Conference in Kingston, Nov/Dec 2016.

Broccoli Breeding Year 1

The goal is to breed a heat tolerant heading broccoli that has broad genetics to be adaptable to climate variability and is bred for organic systems.

Reduced Tillage for Fall Brassicas

Ryan wants to see if they can reduce soil tillage/weed cultivation and irrigation requirements for fall brassicas. To do this, he will trial a mix of fall rye and hairy vetch cover crop, which will be crimped and used as mulch the following season for late-season...

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