Tier 1 Projects

Impact of feeding broiler breeders hydroxychloride trace minerals on lifetime reproductivity and subsequent impact on chick quality and growth performance


Lead Applicant: Elijah Kiarie

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: Ontario Poultry Research Centre - Arkell

Impact of dietary selenium on ovine colostrum and postnatal health


Lead Applicant: Niel Karrow

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: Ontario Sheep Research Centre - Ponsby

Evaluating the contribution of colony characteristics, indoor overwintering facilities, environmental factors and the Jerrard feeder on overwintering success in honeybee nucleus colonies


Lead Applicant: Nigel Raine

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

RNAi-based biopesticides for control of pests and pathogens of Ontario specialty crops


Lead Applicant: Melanie Kalischuk

Research Priority: Plant Health & Protection Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: Ontario Crops Research Centre - Simcoe

Postharvest antioxidant-based preservative technologies for specialty fruit and vegetable crops


Lead Applicant: Gale Bozzo

Research Priority: Competitive Production Systems Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Addressing labour shortages through newcomer attraction


Lead Applicant: Ryan Gibson

Research Priority: Strong Rural Communities Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Building a surveillance and monitoring tool for avian influenza outbreaks in Ontario


Lead Applicant: Rozita Dara

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Opportunities and challenges for Ontario's agri-food exports in an uncertain and rapidly changing trade environment


Lead Applicant: Sylvanus Kwaku Afesorgbor

Research Priority: Trade, Market & Targeted Sector Growth Opportunities Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Soil carbon response to above- and below-ground biomass inputs from cover crops in diverse soil types and agricultural production systems


Lead Applicant: Laura Van Eerd

Research Priority: Soil Health Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Market analysis for hazelnuts in Ontario: optimizing value creation and capture through supply chain mapping


Lead Applicant: Kalinga Jagoda

Research Priority: Trade, Market & Targeted Sector Growth Opportunities Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA