Grain research projects approved

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Grain Farmers of Ontario has received funding from the federal and provincial governments for eight new research projects.

“The Partnership funding allows Grain Farmers of Ontario to maximize the research investment in areas that foster innovation and growth,” said Crosby Devitt, vice-president, strategic development, for Grain Farmers of Ontario.

The Partnership funding is up to $590,454.

The following Grain Farmers of Ontario projects have been funded in part through the Partnership:.

  • Long-term cover crop experiment – How much difference do cover crops make?
  • Cover crops and tillage for glyphosate resistant Canada fleabane management
  • Soybean cyst nematode coalition: resistance and SCN management
  • Improving malting barley yield and quality in Northern climates
  • Economics of long-term tillage rotation platforms at Ridgetown and Elora
  • Evaluating Strip Tillage and Fertility Placement to Reduce Soil and P Loss
  • Winter Wheat Nutrient Uptake, Partitioning and Removal
  • Reducing Phosphorus Losses from Agricultural Fields: Developing Solutions for Ontario Farmers.

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