Paul Smith and his associates conduct research, analysis, and communication in the areas of Sustainable Agriculture, Environment, and Public Policy. Thoughtful, in-depth, nuanced analysis of issues and data. Recommendations and conclusions that reflect perspectives beyond the conventional. Examples provided here are from previous work and employment.


Calculating soil health returns – September 2022

Regenerative Soil Practices Help Reduce Weeds – June 2022.


Recent report: Towards a Business Case for Soil Health

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A new report synthesizes knowledge on the economics of soil health practices in southern Ontario.

Recent paper: Hay Nutritional Quality and Grassland Bird Nesting: Impact of Delaying First Hay Cut on Dairy and Beef Production in Ontario

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