Red clover blossoms in a field

What’s the matter with red clover?

Cameron Ogilvie, Cora Loucks, Heather Beach, Peter Johnson, and Ralph Martin. 2020. Survey of interseeded red clover management and perceived challenges by Ontario wheat growers. Canadian Journal of Plant Science.

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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 manipulation strategies for the plant

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Group of scientists having a conversation

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 wheat in rotation By Jennifer Glenney,

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Sunrise over a farm field

No season lasts forever

Who could have predicted that this is how we would start the new decade? COVID is well on track to break every health crisis record for the last half-century (at

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Breaking apart a soil aggregate

Finding a trusted soil health test

Hargreaves, S.K., P. DeJong, K. Laing, T. McQuail and L.L. Van Eerd. 2019. Management sensitivity, repeatability and consistency of interpretation of soil health indicators on organic farms in southwestern Ontario.

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