Farmers, agribusiness and conservation authority representatives gathered in a field near Innerkip on August 29, in fine weather; unlike weather in much of Ontario during the spring of 2011. The extremely wet conditions that challenged land preparation and planting operations was the theme of the 2011 Soil and Water Management Workshop “Too Wet, Too Dry, Now What?” During the half day event, 35 participants drawn from five counties explored the impact that physical, chemical and biological processes have on soil. Attendees examined soil horizons, roots and a perched water table within an excavated pit. Spatial variability in soil characteristics was revealed.

Read the entire report here: Soil and Water Management Workshop 2011