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Soil tour: Reducing Tillage, Recycling P and Recovering Soil Structure

Featuring soils around Portage la Prairie and McGregor

Highlights include P recovery at the Portage Water Pollution Control Facility, soil management practices for vegetable crops, measuring soil improvement with cover crops and strip tillage for row crops. Test your soils knowledge at our 3 soil pits with our “pit crew” to win prizes. CCA credits available: 5.0 in Soil and Water Management and 0.5 in Nutrient Management.

Advance registration required ($85/person; students $55 until Aug. 3) and includes lunch. Bus departs from Sobeys parking lot (Kenaston & McGillivray) in Winnipeg at 7:30 or 8:15 at CMCDC Portage. For more info and to register, email