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All This Salt is Making me Thirsty! How to Cope With Salinity.

3:00 pm Thursday, January 23

MNP Theatre

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  • Marla Riekman
    Soil Management Specialist , Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development

Salinity levels in the soil tend to fluctuate with wet and dry weather cycles, sometimes greatly impacting crop and forage productivity. To best manage salinity, you need to understand how water movement affects salts in the landscape. The best strategies take into consideration water use by crops to manage a fluctuating water table over the long-term.