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Features Soil Summit 2019
Video: Derek Axten shares intercropping insights

March 11, 2019  By Top Crop Manager

On Feb. 26, 2019, Top Crop Manager hosted the 2019 Soil Management and Sustainability Summit in Saskatoon. Experts from across Canada covered such topics as precision farming, cover crops, soil fertility management, intercropping and more.

Derek Axten presented the different management practices he’s experimented with to improve soil health on his own farm near Minton, Sask., such as intercropping, planting cover crops and using compost products.

In the video below, Axten shares how he’s seen his soil change over the years, what practices he would recommend to improve soil health, and advice for starting something new.

Stay tuned for more Speaker Spotlights from the 2019 Soil Management and Sustainability Summit.




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