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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August 8, 2019Lentil Project - Success Video
NWO Innovation Centre shot a short video about the Lentil Pilot Project.
July 25, 2019Chronicle Journal: Farmers reap rewards
July 25, 2019CBC News: Lakehead's Agricultural Research Station experiments with new fertilizers after late planting
Planting of canola started about 18 days later than previous years, said director of LUARS
July 25, 2019LUARS Annual Summer Tour Coverage by TBT News
June 13, 2019Lakehead University’s Agricultural Research Station tests a new kind of fertilizer
This spring, Lakehead University’s Agricultural Research Station has initiated a study on Urea Super Granules (SuperU® fertilizer) on canola, which...

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(807) 475-8404


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