Soil - Product Catalogue

Table of Contents

  1. Soil Management
  2. Soil Health
  3. Soil Erosion
  4. Soil Survey Reports and Maps
  5. Nutrient Management
  6. Learn More

Only paid publications have a price listing. All others are free. A fee will be charged by ServiceOntario for shipping and handling.

Soil Management

Publication Order # Agdex # Price
Agricultural Composting Basics
05-023
720/400
Best Management Practices Series: No-Till: Making it Work
BMP11
Best Management Practices Series: Soil Management
BMP06
Determining the Phosphorus Index for a Field
05-067
531/743
Environmental Impacts of Nitrogen use in Agriculture
05-073
720/500
Planter Modifications for No-Till
90-159
100/742
Vermicasting (or Vermicomposting): Processing Organic Wastes Through Earthworms
10-009
743/537
Importation of Soil onto Agricultural Land
16-055
510
 

Soil Health

Publication
Order #
Agdex # Price
Available Nutrients and Value for Manure from Various Livestock Types
13-043
538
Best Management Practices Series: Managing Crop Nutrients
BMP20E
Best Management Practices Series: Soil Health in Ontario
AF151
   
Best Management Practices Series: Adding Organic Amendments
AF153
   
Best Management Practices Series: Cropland Retirement
AF163
   
Best Management Practices Series: Erosion Control Structures
AF165
   
Best Management Practices Series: Field Windbreaks
AF167
   
Best Management Practices Series: Soil Erosion by Water
AF191
   
Soil Fertility Handbook (2006 edition)
0611E
$40

Soil Erosion

Publication Order # Agdex # Price
Agricultural Erosion Control Structures: A Design and Construction Manual
0832E
$50
The Vegetated Filter Strip (VFS) System Design Manual
0826E
$25
Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE)
12-051
572/751
Water and Sediment Control Basins
89-167
751
Soil Erosion Causes & Effects
12-053
572/751
 

Nutrient Management

General

Publication Order # Agdex # Price
Aeration of Liquid Manure
04-033
743
Automatic and Remotely Controlled Shutoff for Direct-Flow Liquid Manure Application Systems
04-091
720/538
Best Management Practices Series: Nutrient Management Planning
BMP14
Best Management Practices Series: Manure Management
BMP16
Constructing a Permanent Concrete or Steel Liquid Nutrient Storage Facility for ASM
12-063
720/538
Constructing a Permanent Solid Nutrient Storage Facility for ASM
12-067
720/538
Constructing an Earthen Liquid Nutrient or Runnoff Storage Facility
14-011
720/538
Decommissioning and/or Recommissioning Existing Nutrient Storage Facilities
12-061
729
Field Pocket Guide
0820E
Gravity Manure Transfer Systems For Dairy Barns
04-039
440/743
Incorporation of Liquid and Solid Prescribed Materials
09-071
720/538
Handling Milking Centre Washwater
14-047
720/410
Handling Runoff From Solid Agricultural Source Material Storages and Outside Livestock Areas
10-005
720/400
Managing Outdoor Confinement Areas and Livestock Yards
11-007
720/400
Manure Agreements with Brokers and Neighbours
14-005
750/538
Manure Composting as a Pathogen Reduction Strategy
05-021
720/400
Manure Management for Farms Producing More Manure than Their Crops Need
05-025
743/530
Manure Storages for Small- to Medium-Size Horse Farms
07-045
743/460
Nutrient Management Act, 2002 - NMA Records and Renewals
13-027
720/538
Nutrient Management Strategies and Horse Barns
10-057
720/538
On-Farm Liquid Nutrient Transfer Systems
12-025
720/538
Sand-Laden Manure Handling and Storage
10-007
743/427
Siting Requirements for Permanent Nutrient Storage Facilities
12-065
720/538
Storage of Liquid Manure
10-051
721
Temporary Field Storage of Solid Manure or Other Agricultural Source Material
10-039
743/538
Understanding When Farms Require a NMS, NMP or NASM Plan
10-035
720/538
Windrow Composting of Poultry Carcasses
09-017
720/450
Winter Application of Manure and Other Agricultural Source Materials
10-073
720/538
Temporary Field Storage of Non-Agricultural Source Material
16-001
743/540
 

Nutrient Management - Legislation

Publication Order # Agdex # Price
Incorporation of Liquid and Solid Prescribed Materials
04-079
720/538
Removing Liquid Manure From Storage
14-027
743
Local Advisory Committees
09-059
720/876
Site Characterization Study for the Construction of Permanent Nutrient Storage Facilities
08-049
729
Understanding and Resolving Nutrient Management Concerns and Complaints
15-037
720/400
What Rural Neighbours Can Expect From Large Livestock Operations
06-027
720

Nutrient Management - Deadstock and Disposal

Publication Order # Agdex # Price
Agricultural Composting Basics
05-023
720/400
Burial of Deadstock
09-029
729/400
Composting of Cattle On-Farm
10-063
729/400
Deadstock Disposal Options for On-Farm
09-025
729/400
Disposal Vessels for Farm Animals That Die On-Farm
09-027
729/400
Emergency Disposal of Deadstock On-Farm
09-023
729/400
On-Farm Bin Composting of Deadstock
09-031
725/400
Windrow Composting of Poultry Carcasses
09-017
720/450

Nutrient Management - Non-Agricultural Source Materials

Publication Order # Agdex # Price
Determining Odour Categories of Non-Agricultural Source Materials (NASMs)
12-017
720/538
Sewage Biosolids - Managing Urban Nutrients Responsibly for Crop Production
AF135
Storage of Non-Agricultural Source Materials (NASM) in a Permanent Nutrient Storage Facility
12-069
240

Soil Survey Reports and Maps

Reports and Map Sets (Complete sets only) Order # Agdex # Price
Blind River/Sault Ste Marie # 50
SOILS1
523
$15.00
Brant # 55
SOILS2
523
$15.00
Bruce # 16
SOILS3
523
$15.00
Dufferin # 38
SOILS4A
523
$15.00
Dundas County # 14
SOILS4
523
$15.00
Durham # 9
SOILS5
523
$15.00
Elgin # 63
SOILS6
523
$15.00
Essex # 11
SOILS7
523
$15.00
Fort Frances/Rainy River # 51
SOILS8
523
$15.00
Frontenac # 39
SOILS9
523
$15.00
Glengarry # 24
SOILS10
523
$15.00
Gogama # 59
SOILS12
523
$15.00
Grenville # 12
SOILS11
523
$15.00
Grey # 17
SOILS11A
523
$15.00
Haldimand-Norfolk # 57
SOILS12A
523
$15.00
Halton # 43
SOILS13
523
$15.00
Hastings # 27
SOILS14
523
$15.00
Huron # 13
SOILS15
523
$15.00
Kenora/Dryden # 52
SOILS16
523
$15.00
Kent #64
SOILS17
523
$15.00
Lambton # 22
SOILS18
523
$15.00
Lanark # 40
SOILS19
523
$15.00
Leeds # 41
SOILS20
523
$15.00
Lennox & Addington # 26
SOILS21
523
$15.00
Manitoulin Island # 36
SOILS21A
523
$15.00
Middlesex # 56
SOILS22
523
$15.00
Niagara # 60
SOILS23
523
$15.00
New Liskeard-Englehart Area # 21
SOILS22A
523
$15.00
North Bay # 54
SOILS24
523
$15.00
Northumberland # 42
SOILS25
523
$15.00
Ontario County # 23
SOILS26
523
$15.00
Ottawa # 58
SOILS27
523
$15.00
Ottawa Urban Fringe # 47
SOILS27A
523
$15.00
Oxford # 28
SOILS28
523
$15.00
Parry Sound # 31
SOILS46
523
$15.00
Peel # 18
SOILS29
523
$15.00
Peterborough # 45
SOILS31
523
$15.00
Perth # 15
SOILS30
523
$15.00
Prince Edward # 10
SOILS32
523
$15.00
Pukaskwa National Park # 53
SOILS33
523
Renfrew # 37
SOILS34
523
$15.00
Russell-Prescott # 33
SOILS35
523
$15.00
Simcoe # 29
SOILS35D
523
$15.00
Stormont # 20
SOILS37
523
$15.00
Sudbury # 49
SOILS38
523
$15.00
Timmins/Kirkland Lake # 46
SOILS39
523
$15.00
Thunder Bay # 48
SOILS40
523
$15.00
Victoria # 25
SOILS45
523
$15.00
Ville-Marie # 90
SOILS42
523
Waterloo # 44
SOILS41
523
$15.00
Wellington # 35
SOILS47
523
$15.00
Wentworth # 32
SOILS43
523
$15.00
York # 19
SOILS44
523
$15.00

Other Maps

The ministry sells three types of maps. A brief description of each can be found on the links below:

  • Artificial Drainage Systems Maps
  • Artifical Drainage Systems Digital Data
  • Agricultural Land Use Systems Maps
For more information on these maps, visit the page for the Geomatics Service Centre Network.

Learn More


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Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: Not Available
Last Reviewed: 20 October 2015