Maintaining a mix of species boosts a crucial soil nutrient, according to the first global study of its kind.
Findings could eventually help beef producers across Western Canada manage grasslands for both economic and environmental benefits.
Miles Dyck (Renewable Resources) will lead a multi-year soil health research project, which contributes to Alberta’s efforts to fight climate change and promote responsible nutrient management.
The study, led by Scott Chang (Renewable Resources), aimed to find the best ways for farmers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase carbon storage from agriculture.
Sheau-Fang Hwang (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) discusses using a holistic approach to improve soil quality and crop yields.