Tag: Canadian Forage and Grasslands Association

Understanding and Improving Soil Health with Jill Clapperton

I had hoped to get this interview out on Friday, as a celebration (as you’ll hear) of Earth Day and National Soil Conservation Week in our country. As unfortunate circumstances would have it, work piled up, and eventually the weekend (whatever that is) knocked on the office door. My original intent behind interviewing Jill Clapperton,… Read more »

A Chance to Remediate Tillage Erosion

David Lobb, professor in the department of soil science at the University of Manitoba, and senior research chair for the Watershed Systems Research Program, has been studying the effects of tillage erosionĀ for over twenty years. Tillage erosion is the process whereby soil is moved down slope, to convergent areas of a field. It causes severe… Read more »