Farmland Health Check-Up:
CCA and P.Ag Resources
The Farmland Health Check-Up pairs producers with CCAs and P.Ags to facilitate an assessment of challenging areas on-farm, focused on soil and pollinator health, through the completion of the Farmland Health Check-Up Workbook.
Interested in delivering the Farmland Health Check-Up?
To be eligible to participate you must:
Farmland Health Check-Up Workbook Chrome users may experience issues downloading this PDF. Right click and select “Save link as…” or use another browser.
Soils Information and Additional Resources (Preparation for Farm Visit)
You can find soil types in two ways:
County Soil Maps
County Soil Summary Sheets
Sustainable Agriculture Resource & Education: Managing Alternative Pollinators
Michigan State University: Conserving Native Bees on Farmland
The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation: Farming For Bees
United States Department of Agriculture: Using Farm Bill Programs for Pollinator Conservation
United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service: Pollinator Biology and Habitat
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: Native Pollinators and Agriculture in Canada
University of Guelph: Examples of Wild and/or Cultivated Plants for Alternative Pollinator Forage
Pollinator Partnership and North American Pollinator Protection Campaign: Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A Regional Guide for Farmers, Land Managers, and Gardeners in the Laurentian Mixed Forest Province