Sustainable Production Systems Projects

Digital soil mapping for site-specific analysis of plant growth regulator in wheat


Lead Applicant: John Sulik

Research Priority: Sustainable Production Systems Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Determining the amount and long-term stability of atmospheric carbon sequestered by miscanthus and switchgrass biomass crops.


Lead Applicant: Adam Gillespie

Research Priority: Sustainable Production Systems Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Effects of pasture management strategies on carbon sequestration, soil health, and forage productivity for optimizing cow-calf performance using sustainable production practices


Lead Applicant: Ira Mandell

Research Priority: Sustainable Production Systems

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2020/2021

Research Centre: Ontario Beef Research Centres - Elora and New Liskeard

Enabling adoption of digital technologies by Ontario rainbow trout farms


Lead Applicant: Ataharul Chowdhury

Research Priority: Sustainable Production Systems

Program Type: Knowledge translation and transfer- Research

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Increasing lodging resistance in oats for enhanced quality and yield


Lead Applicant: Joshua Nasielski

Research Priority: Sustainable Production Systems

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2020/2021

Research Centre: Ontario Crops Research Centre- New Liskeard

Research Summary: Assessing different plant production practices for their ability to improve oat crop health during growth.

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Understanding transitions in Ontario's potato sector - a study of key drivers to behaviour change in the uptake of sustainable BMPs.


Lead Applicant: Silvia Sarapura

Research Priority: Sustainable Production Systems

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Commercial propagation and conservation of value added crops in Ontario


Lead Applicant: Praveen Saxena

Research Priority: Sustainable Production Systems

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: Ontario Crops Research Centre - Elora & Simcoe

Improving the growth, gut health and immune response of fish by feeding insects, pre/probiotics and fatty acids


Lead Applicant: David Huyben

Research Priority: Sustainable Production Systems

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: Ontario Aquaculture Research Centre

Enhancement of renewable energy production (biogas) through biochar amended anaerobic digestion of poultry waste


Lead Applicant: Brandon Gilroyed

Research Priority: Sustainable Production Systems

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Natural materials as alternatives to plastic bale wraps


Lead Applicant: Erica Pensini

Research Priority: Sustainable Production Systems

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2020/2021

Research Centre: Ontario Crops Research Centre- New Liskeard

Research Summary: Producing and testing a natural bale and silage wrap made using corn by-products.