The phosphorus conundrum: low soil levels meet Lake Winnipeg pressures

March 6, Manitoba Co-operator:

Manitoba is in a difficult position of simultaneously having too much phosphorus and not enough.

Manitoba Agriculture crop nutrition specialist John Heard highlighted this contradiction recently during a recent presentation at a nutrient stewardship workshop, noting phosphorus buildup in the Lake Winnipeg watershed has been a source of long-standing tension between regulators and agriculture.

A significant portion of land in Manitoba reports as phosphorus deficient. Read more.

Comments are closed.