National Soil Conservation Week (April 19th – April 25th 2015)
Semaine nationale de la conservation des sols (19 au 25 avril 2015)


Sustainable agriculture requires the protection of soil from irreversible alternate use and the care of soil in a way that maintains or improves its capacity to grow crops without compromising the surrounding environment.

   September 3, 2014

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A well-known expert on soil health headlines the opening keynote session at the 6th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture (WCCA) on June 23.

   May 6, 2014

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It's a movement being felt around the world. Conservation agriculture is in the spotlight in Canada and internationally.

   April 9, 2014

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Dr Guy Lafond, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada researcher and soil conservationist, has been honored posthumously for his lifetime of achievement and leadership in no-till development and agronomy research by the Soil Conservation Council of Canada (SCCC). Lafond was inducted into the Canadian Conservation Hall of Fame in Ottawa, March 26, 2014.

   March 27, 2014

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Feature Articles

There's real progress in Ontario soil management says extension leader Adam Hayes

  April 9, 2012

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The Protector Newsletter

  • Rinse, remove and return your empty pesticide and fertilizer containers
  • Peace River Forage Association busy
  • Environmental initiative in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • World Congress 6 on Conservation Agriculture update

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