National Soil Conservation Week (April 21st – April 27th 2013)
Semaine nationale de la conservation des sols (21 au 27 avril 2013)
Canadian farmers are world leaders in developing and adopting soil management practices that are changing the face of Canadian agriculture. Those developments will be in focus during National Soil Conservation Week, April 21 to 27, 2013.
April 17, 2013
Don Lobb, conservation leader, innovator and farmer, has been named an Honorary Life Member of the Soil Conservation Council of Canada (SCCC). "Don has been a leader on many fronts and his efforts are an example of how soil management on farms anchors all of agriculture and food production," says SCCC president, Don McCabe in making the announcement.
April 15, 2013
Alberta conservation leader, John Hermans, has been honored for his lifetime of achievement and leadership in soil and water conservation by the Soil Conservation Council of Canada (SCCC). Hermans was inducted into the Canadian Conservation Hall of Fame in Ottawa, March 5, 2013.
March 6, 2013
Wind erosion has been a serious concern on the Canadian prairies during times of droughts and high winds in the 1930's and 1980's. The loss of topsoil and nutrients reduces soil quality and crop yields. In addition to the economic losses, wind erosion reduces visibility, air quality and can cause human health issues.
June 5, 2012
There's real progress in Ontario soil management says extension leader Adam Hayes
April 9, 2012
The Protector Newsletter
- Vice President goes to Russia
- 6th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture
- Manitoba Conservation Agriculture Tour, June 26 2014
- Peace River Forage Association Re-vegetation Project