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Video: Bobbi Helgason discusses long-term soil health from a microbiome perspective

On Feb. 26, 2019, Top Crop Manager hosted the 2019 Soil Management and Sustainability Summit in Saskatoon. Experts from across Canada covered such topics as precision farming, cover crops, soil fertility management, intercropping and more. Dr. Bobbi Helgason, a soil microbiologist at


April 8, 2019
By Top Crop Manager
Women in AG

On Feb. 26, 2019, Top Crop Manager hosted the 2019 Soil Management and Sustainability Summit in Saskatoon. Experts from across Canada covered such topics as precision farming, cover crops, soil fertility management, intercropping and more.

Dr. Bobbi Helgason, a soil microbiologist at the University of Saskatchewan, shared how different cropping system management practices affect soil and plant microbiomes.

In the video below, Helgason talks about long-term soil health and several practices that promote sustainability and improve soil health.

Stay tuned for more Speaker Spotlights from the 2019 Soil Management and Sustainability Summit.