Small Plot Crop Research

Crop research, small plot trials or full field investigations, is key to Old’s College crops research portfolio.

Crop research, small plot trials or full field investigations, is key to Olds College crop research portfolio.

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Small Plot Crop Research

Crop research, small plot trials or full field investigations, is key to Old’s College crops research portfolio.

Crop research, small plot trials or full field investigations, is key to Olds College crop research portfolio. Goals include: developing and testing improvements to agronomic practices and helping agriculture companies do the same; helping producers and agriculture companies enhance yields; and conducting short and long-term grant funded projects. Services include regional variety, fertility, herbicide, fungicide and insecticide trials. Field and lab studies focus on integrated pest management, soil health, nematode management, crop rotation, nitrogen use efficiency, new crop evaluation, and variety testing programs.

Funders/Partners: ADAMA, Alberta Canola Council, Alberta Innovates, Alberta Pulse Growers Association, Alberta Wheat Commission, Alfalfa Seed Commission, Corteva, FMC, NuSeed, NuFarm, RDAR