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Importance of soil sampling

Soil sampling has a long history of use in cropping systems across Canada, and continues to be a mainstay of nutrient management planning and fertilizer recommendations today. The basic principles of soil sampling and soil testing haven’t changed a lot over the years; however advancements in cropping practices, machinery and technology, new crop genetics and need for increased application of fertilizers have resulted in advanced techniques and management strategies.

According to Tom Jensen, director of the North American Program with the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI), soil tests are very useful and even growers who don’t use them can actually benefit as well. >> Learn More…

 
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Breakfast on the Farm

September 20, 2015
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Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

November 6-15, 2015
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