Tier Two Projects

The Tier Two Grant supports large-scale, multiple-year projects throughout the province, encouraging innovation and collaboration. The projects span across four major focus areas: soil health, nutrient management, seed health, and “other” that responds to major current issues.

THE SUCCESSFUL TIER TWO PROJECTS FOR 2018-2021 ARE:

  1. BRUCE COUNTY – Compaction Recovery with Cover Crops
  2. EAST CENTRAL-PETERBOROUGH – Regenerative Agriculture: Microbes and Insect Interactions in Action
  3. HEARTLAND – Maximizing Cereal Rye Cover Crop Management for Multiple Benefits 
  4. NIPISSING WEST/EAST SUDBURY – AgTiv Mycorrhizal Inoculant Trial on Potato and Cereal Crops
  5. NORTHUMBERLAND – Making Relay Cropping Pay
  6. ST. CLAIR – Soil Health as it Relates to Yield
  7. THAMES VALLEY – Roots Not Iron – Phase 2

Tier Two Application Form (unavailable until 2021) & Tier Two Claim Form/Annual Report


Videos highlighting Tier Two projects

These videos were filmed during the OSCIA Annual conference in February 2019 and highlight the first year results from three of our seven Tier Two projects.

Compaction Recovery with Cover Crops

Maximizing Cereal Rye Cover Crop Management for Multiple Benefits

#RootsNotIron – Phase 2

CHECK OUT THE FINAL REPORTS FROM THE 2015-2018 TIER TWO PROJECTS

  1. OTTAWA-CARLETON – Environmentally Sustainable Utilization of Nitrogen on Corn
  2. COCHRANE-TEMISKAMING – Rapid Development of Farmland from Boreal Forest and an Evaluation Relative to Traditional Clearing Methods
  3. ST. CLAIR – Advancing Cover Crop Systems in Ontario – Focus on Soil Nutrients (N+P), Soil Health, Insect and Nematodes
  4. THAMES VALLEY – Roots Not Iron


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