Soil

Study Shows Benefits of Cover Crops for Ontario Farmers

A study has found the majority of Ontario farmers growing cover crops are observing benefits from them, a Dec. 7 news release from Grain...

Cover Crops Planted After Potatoes Help Soil

A study completed by an Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) scientist found winter cover crops planted after potatoes can be beneficial to the environment...

Assessing Soil Health

Canadian researchers are part of a North American-wide initiative aimed at standardizing the way soil health is measured in farmers’ fields. Miles Dyck has a...

Practices for Mitigating Soil Compaction

Four experts review the causes and negative aspects of soil compaction and provide their newest strategies to prevent and mitigate its effects. ALTHOUGH FARMERS have...

Build Soil Quality and Suppress Soil-Borne Pathogens to Improve Yields Study Concludes

The results are in from a major industry-led study into declining potato yields launched six years ago. Here’s what was revealed. Canadian potato farmers, facing...

Oats: Fall Cover Crop

Oats have been used as a fall cover crop for decades, says Eugenia Banks, a potato specialist with the Ontario Potato Board. The plants can...

Study Shows Benefits of Cover Crops for Ontario Farmers

A study has found the majority of Ontario farmers growing cover crops are observing benefits from them, a Dec. 7 news release from Grain...

Cover Crops Planted After Potatoes Help Soil

A study completed by an Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) scientist found winter cover crops planted after potatoes can be beneficial to the environment...

Assessing Soil Health

Canadian researchers are part of a North American-wide initiative aimed at standardizing the way soil health is measured in farmers’ fields. Miles Dyck has a...

Practices for Mitigating Soil Compaction

Four experts review the causes and negative aspects of soil compaction and provide their newest strategies to prevent and mitigate its effects. ALTHOUGH FARMERS have...

Build Soil Quality and Suppress Soil-Borne Pathogens to Improve Yields Study Concludes

The results are in from a major industry-led study into declining potato yields launched six years ago. Here’s what was revealed. Canadian potato farmers, facing...

Oats: Fall Cover Crop

Oats have been used as a fall cover crop for decades, says Eugenia Banks, a potato specialist with the Ontario Potato Board. The plants can...