Soil and land related to agriculture

Improvement of soil quality and crop yield, effective management of water and nutrients.


Services and information

The Canadian Soil Information Service (CanSIS)

Authoritative source of soil data and land resource information for Canada

Soil management

Impact of water and wind on soil and control of soil erosion

Soil nutrients

Optimize soil nutrient levels to improve crop yields

Soils of Canada

Open data, soil landscapes of Canada, national scale web map

Soil and water

Reduce the impact of droughts or floods

Significant agricultural soils across Canada

Types of agricultural soils by province/territory

On-farm biodiversity

Wildlife habitat capacity on farm land, soil covers, international conventions and collections

Riparian area management

How to manage riparian areas to maintain good water quality

Sustainable agricultural land management around wetlands on the Canadian Prairies

Land management recommendations to maximize agricultural production goals and wetland ecological functions

Real-Time In-Situ Soil Monitoring for Agriculture

Information on the Real-Time In-Situ Soil Monitoring for Agriculture (RISMA)