Farmland Health Check-Up:

CCA and P.Ag Resources

The online version of Farmland Health Check-Up is now available at

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 current Farmland Health Check-Up Workbook.

Interested in delivering the Farmland Health Check-Up?

To be eligible to participate you must:

Module 1 is required for all new CCAs and P.Ags

Module 2 is an optional tutorial focused on the digital FHCU

Program Materials

CCA Infosheet

Procedures from Remote Completion

  Farmland Health Check-Up Workbook This FHCU workbook is for demonstration and/or for use in the event of poor internet connections. FHCU workbooks must be completed and submitted at farmlandhealthcheckup.net

  Farmland Health Check-Up Guide

  BMP Selection Guide

  CCA/P.Ag Claim Form

Soils Information and Additional Resources (Preparation for Farm Visit)

You can find soil types in two ways:
  1. Using static soils maps, downloaded using the links below:
  2. Using AgMaps

Pollinator Resources

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

Questions? Contact LEADS at FHCU@ontariosoilcrop.org