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Lesson 5 – Plant Nutrients and the Environment

Nutrient pollution comes from many sources: from natural ecosystem functions, from a wide spectrum of human activity and from agriculture...

Introductory Video

David Lobb (Department of Soil Science, University of Manitoba) introduces the lesson:


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Related Links

Best Management Practices - Product Catalogue (Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs)

An award-winning series of innovative publications presenting affordable options for protecting soil and water resources on the farm.

Agri-Environment - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Descriptions of sustainable agricultural systems and beneficial management practices from the Government of Canada.