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The economics of cover crops

The impact of cover crops on profit margins is a long-contested subject, but new data from the University of Guelph shows some clear winners and losers.

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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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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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