The Soil Conservation Council of Canada's (SCCC) first ever Summit on Canadian Soil Health was held Tuesday, December 1 in Calgary, AB in conjunction with CropLife Canada's GrowCanada Conference.
Best-selling author, David Montgomery provided the keynote address and spoke to his book Dirt: The Erosion of Civilization. Producer and industry panels provided solutions to the challenges around soil health and sustainability.
The Summit on Canadian Soil Health was a fantastic forum for attendees to gain a better understanding on soil health issues and how we can work together to protect and care for it.
Here are a list of the Summit presentations:
Challenge Speaker: Fran Burr, executive director, Canadian Round Table for Sustainable Crops
Panelists' perspectives on challenges to Canada's soil health:
Feature speaker: The Soil Renaissance: A New Movement to Advance Soil Health
Bill Buckner is president and CEO of the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, inc., the largest independent private agricultural research organization in the U.S.