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Soil Fertility Workshops

January 23 - January 31

Join us at one of our two day, farmer-focused workshops to learn all about soil fertility from leading Manitoba experts.

  • Jan. 23-24, 2024 – Selkirk, MB
  • Jan. 30-31, 2024 – Brandon, MB

Tickets are $75 per person. Farmers who are members of Manitoba Crop Alliance, Manitoba Canola Growers and/or Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers will receive a rebate of $25 for each association they are a member of. If you are a member of all three, this event will be complimentary!

Spaces are limited! Max capacity per workshop is 25 participants.

For more information and to register, click on the location you’d like to attend below:

NOTE: This event is intended for farmers. If you are an agronomist, there is a Soil Fertility Refresher course being held at the University of Manitoba in Carman on Jan. 10-11. Contact Marla Riekman at to learn more.

AGENDA (draft)

Day 1: Tuesday, Jan. 23

9 a.m. – Introduction

9:15 a.m. – Concepts of soil fertility and productivity

10:45 a.m. – Soil reaction, liming and salinity

12 p.m. – Lunch (provided)

1 p.m. – Nitrogen

3 p.m. – Phosphorus

4 p.m. – Questions and adjourn

Day 2: Wednesday, Jan. 24

9 a.m. – Potassium

10 a.m. – Secondary nutrients (S, Ca, Mg)

11 a.m. -Micronutrients

12 p.m. – Lunch (provided)

1 p.m. – Fertilizing for profit (economical rates)

2 p.m. – Soil test interpretation (and tissue tests)– group activity

3:30 p.m. – Case studies from commodity agronomists

*Workshop speakers will include John Heard, Marla Riekman and commission agronomists.


January 23
January 31
Event Categories:


Manitoba Crop Alliance
Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers
Manitoba Canola Growers