Web Resources

Cover Crop Decision Tool

The tool is designed to assist farmers and agribusiness personnel in selecting cover crops for field and vegetable crop rotations based on their soil type, heat units and objectives (i.e. weed fighter, nitrogen builder, erosion control, etc.). Each cov …

Farmers for Climate Solutions

Farmers for Climate Solutions is a national alliance of farmer organizations and supporters who believe that agriculture must be part of the solution to climate change. 


The Best Management Practices Series is an award-winning series of innovative publications: presenting affordable options for protecting soil and water resources on the farm; supporting individual farm planning and decision-making in the short and long …

Ontario Soil Network

The Soil Network is a soil-focused social and educational network with a shared goal of improving Ontario’s Soils. The Leadership Challenge is a one year challenge to improve your leadership and speaking skills, grow your network and build your soil.

Smithsonian Soil Exhibit

Discover the amazing world of soils with images and information from the Dig It! The Secrets of Soil exhibit from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. This exhibit was on display at the Museum from July 18, 2008, through Jan 10, 2010.

Soil Health Interpretive Centre

The Soil Health Interpretive Centre (SHIC) is a state-of-the-art soil health monitoring station that was built in 2017. It is the largest installation of field weighing lysimeters in North America. Book a tour; contact soils@uoguelph.ca.

Soil Health Research Landscape Tool

The Soil Health Institute’s Research Landscape Tool catalogs over 13,000 soil research publications into a searchable database. Browse based on Problems, Indicators, Actions, Functions, and Outcomes, or customize your own search filter.

The Atrium

The Atrium is the University of Guelph’s institutional repository supporting the management of scholarly resources of enduring value created by its community members. Our goal is to promote scholarly communication by collecting, preserving and providin …