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 are from previous work and employment.


New 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.

New 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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Soil Conservation Council of Canada with Jim Totarchuk – Feb 2022. Soil health and conservation is a hot topic in Canadian agriculture. The Soil Conservation Council of Canada is the only national organization working on soil conservation and Jim Totarchuk, Executive Director of the council, tells us about the council and its work.


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