Canada’s soils still degrading, albeit more slowly
September 29, 2017
The rate of degradation of soils in Canada has slowed, but it still is happening at a significant rate and there is still a lot to learn.
There are no soil-perfect systems yet for crop production, attendees at the Summit on Canadian Soil Health held recently in Guelph heard repeatedly.
No-till farming has declined in Ontario, creating more chance for soil erosion and degradation, mostly because it is difficult to consistently and easily get similar yields from no-till compared to fields that have some tillage. For the full story, click here.
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