At Small Farm Canada we are focussed on the needs and interests of small farms in Canada. We know accessing the resources you need to run your small farm can be challenging. Whether you are looking for financing, seeds, hatcheries, or designs to build things on the farm, we hope you find the information you are looking for below.

The Small Farm Canada resource pages are designed to help you find the industry resources you need to help you grow and nurture things on your farm. 

Agricultural Commodities

Standard Weights Per Bushel for Agricultural Commodities

Find the bushel weights for various agricultural commodities, in pounds and kilograms. Read More

Information and resources for small farms in Canada

Soil Resources for small farms in Canada

  • Fertilizers and Soil Additives

    Essential plant nutrient elements can be broken into three categories. Let’s look at the three categories of essential plant nutrients and what elements belong in each category. Read more

  • Soil Compaction

    There are several ways soils can become compacted, including from issues with water levels in the soil to heavy equipment or large animals moving over it. Read more

  • Soil Conservation

    The role soils play in our lives is often understated as we really wouldn’t be alive without them. Let’s look at some of the methods used in soil conservation. Read more

  • Soil Microbiology

    Let’s look at some of the microorganisms found in soil and learn more about how they contribute to the growth and development of plants. Read more

  • Soil Testing

    In agriculture, soil tests are primarily performed to determine the amount of available plant nutrients and the pH levels of the soil, as well as the soil composition. Read more

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2023 Seed Guide