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Lasting impact: The secret is in the soil

First published in Farmtario: https://farmtario.com/crops/lasting-impact-the-secret-to-increasing-carbon-is-in-the-soil/ This article is part two of a three-part series highlighting lessons learned from two long-term crop rotation experiments at the

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View of the crop rotation experimental plots at the Elora Crops Research Centre

Lasting impact: The penalty of poor rotation

First published in Farmtario: https://farmtario.com/crops/lasting-impact-the-penalty-of-poor-crop-rotations/ This article is part one of a three-part series highlighting lessons learned from two long-term crop rotation experiments at the

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Figure showing the connection between plants, soil, and the microbiome for phytostimulation, nutrient acquisition, disease suppression, herbivore resistance, and abiotic stress tolerance

The soil-plant-microbe dance

Micaela Tosi, Eduardo Kovalski Mitter, Jonathan Gaiero, and Kari Dunfield. 2020. It takes three to tango: the importance of microbes, host plant and soil management to elucidate

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Making headlines!

Our soil scientists have been in the news lately! Find out what they’re up to in the articles listed below: Study shows added benefits of

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Look for our full-length interview at #CDFS20 with Jake Munroe, @OMAFRA #soil specialist: making #organic #notill work in #OntAg! Tips for the system, #rollercrimping, yield results from 2019, and lessons learned @outdoorfarmshow #SoilHealth

New research from our lab (Pedro & Dr. Wagner Riddle), @karidunfield's group (Drs. Dunfield & Linton) and Dr. Bill Deen: Long-term diverse rotation alters nitrogen cycling bacterial groups and nitrous oxide emissions after nitrogen fertilization.

➡️ https://authors.elsevier.com/c/1bWmj8g13NLP1

Measuring oat lodging resistance at New Liskeard across diff. mgmt practices (N rates, PGR, row width, seeding depth...) with @AnikaHarford @mindyinthedirt + NLARS staff. This year there are some fields with major lodging issues around Liskeard.

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Look for our full-length interview at #CDFS20 with Jake Munroe, @OMAFRA #soil specialist: making #organic #notill work in #OntAg. Tips for the system, #rollercrimping, yield results from 2019, and lessons learned:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6LLEgYuRRM
@outdoorfarmshow #SoilHealth

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