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You can’t stay on the mountaintop forever. After an incredible start to 2021 with the Midwest Cover Crops Council Conference in February, we’ve been taking

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Aerial view of crop rotation research plots

Crop rotation diversity improves yield resilience

The warming of the earth’s climate and an increasing global population is presenting enormous challenges for the agricultural industry to increase food production. More frequent extreme weather events caused by climate change, such as drought, are problematic for the Northern Corn Belt, where simple two-crop rotations of corn and soybean are common.

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Virtual adventures

Wow! What a busy start to 2021! With the Midwest Cover Crop Council Conference wrapping up in late February and gearing up for planting season,

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Finding the right fungus

Originally posted in Farmtario: https://farmtario.com/crops/finding-the-right-fungus/?module=carousel Do you have fungus? Your fields certainly do, though the varieties vary based on several factors. While tillage levels, rotational

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Ibrahim Mohammed is an international PhD candidate in environmental sciences. He is passionate about soil science and finding a sustainable solution for food production! @UofG_SES @SoilsAtGuelph

Learn more about his research below. #WorldSoilDay

"With improved soil health, we have an agricultural system...that is more resilient to climate change." #WorldSoilDay2022

Cover crops help feed soil microbes, which improves soil health in the long run. Check out @SoilsAtGuelph's Cover Crop Recipes https://soilsatguelph.ca/fact-sheets/

95% of the food we eat comes from our #soils.

But there are so many more reasons why we need to cherish the ground beneath our feet...

#WorldSoilDay #Soils4Nutrition

Today is #WorldSoilDay. Soil health is important for ecologically diverse & resilient landscapes. The $10M Weston Family Soil Health Initiative aims to expand the adoption of soil improving management practices on agricultural lands across Canada. Grant announcements coming soon!

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