Mike talks to Diane Westerlund from CARA (Chinook Applied Research Association) about the provincial soil benchmarking project. Farming Smarter manages the southern Alberta portion of the project.
- Improve the understanding of soil health parameters among Alberta producers.
- Establish soil health benchmarks by quantifying the level of various soil health parameters at 200 sites across Alberta which encompass a broad range of soil types and management systems.
- Monitor how management practices affect soil health parameters during a 3-year time frame.