Soil health research a priority for USask researchers

SASKATOON – A dedicated group of students and faculty at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) are exploring soil health and management using unique crop research facilities available at USask.

Canada’s Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry is visiting USask’s innovative soil research field sites to learn more about how USask graduate students are exploring aspects of soil formation, classification, landform recognition, and soil management in their research. 

Members of the media are invited to attend a tour of Kernen Research Farm led by the College of Agriculture and Bioresources dean Dr. Angela Bedard-Haughn (PhD). 

Event details:Date: Monday, August 28, 2023Time: 2:30 pmLocation: Kernen Crop Research Farm (see attached mapAvailable interviewees:  Dr. Angela Bedard-Haughn, dean of the USask College of Agriculture and Bioresources; Hon. Robert Black, Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry; Hon. Paula Simons, Vice-Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry 

Media interview opportunities will be available following the tour. 


For media inquiries, contact: Brooke Kleiboer USask Media Relations 306-966-1388 

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