Soil Health Check-Up

Free assessments are available to farm businesses in the Lake Simcoe watershed

Work with a professional to review the health and productivity of your farm

Contact an eligible CCA or P.Ag. in your area to complete a Soil Health Check-Up on your farm

What is the Soil Health Check-Up?

The Soil Health Check-Up facilitates an assessment of on-farm soil health and water quality.
Three key fields on your farm will be assessed to establish both baseline soil health levels, and target levels.
The Soil Health Check-Up provides farmers with a unique opportunity to work with a CCA or P.Ag. free of charge.

Soil Health Check-Up workbook.

 Eligible Geography

CCAs and P.Ags. Eligible to Complete the Soil Health Check-Up

To be eligible for the Lake Simcoe Soil Health Improvement Project you must complete a Soil Health Check-Up with an eligible professional.

Only CCAs and P.Ags. participating in the program are eligible to deliver the Check-Up, if you know a professional who may be interested, direct them to contact SHIP for more information.

7 Al Kerslake 705-717-2662
2 Andy Van Niekerk Stayner 705-446-5080
3 Adam Shea Bethany 705-879-5380
4 Ryan Thompson Orangeville 705-791-7211
5 John K Lightle Stayner 705-794-6448
6 Jim McComb Marmora 613-922-5466

The Check-Up will be used to identify Best Management Practices (BMPs) that will aim to improve the soil health of your farm.

Completing the Check-Up with a CCA or P.Ag. is a prerequisite for the Lake Simcoe Soil Health Improvement Project.

Have a question? Contact Amy Tenbult at (226) 706-8669 or


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