What We Do


LUARS is committed to the establishment, operation, promotion, and transfer of agricultural research for the further development and diversification of the agricultural industry through small plot research and extension.

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The Agricultural Research Station is a not-for-profit organization that has a membership of local agricultural operations and interested community members.

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Annual Results


Every year members of the Thunder Bay Agricultural Research Association (TBARA) receive a complete copy of findings from the station. To receive a full report, please contact the station to become a member of the TBARA. Summaries of recent findings can be downloaded below.

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About Us


Lakehead University Agricultural Research Station (LUARS), located in the city of Thunder Bay in Northwestern Ontario, Canada, was founded by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) in 1991.

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Funding and Research Partners


Would you like to have the Thunder Bay Agricultural Research Station as a part of your research strategy? We are always looking for new research opportunities and partners.

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Lakehead welcomes farmers to research station

July 24, 2020

The Agricultural Research Station brings together researchers, students and farmers to optimize crop production in Thunder Bay
 
Lentil Project - Success Video

August 8, 2019

NWO Innovation Centre shot a short video about the Lentil Pilot Project.
 
CBC News: Lakehead's Agricultural Research Station experiments with new fertilizers after late planting

July 25, 2019

Planting of canola started about 18 days later than previous years, said director of LUARS
 
LUARS Annual Summer Tour Coverage by TBT News

July 25, 2019

 
Chronicle Journal: Farmers reap rewards

July 25, 2019

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Contact Us


Phone:
(807) 475-8404

Email:
research.agri@lakeheadu.ca

Address:
955 Oliver Road,
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada,
P7B 5E1