As part of the 2022 Fall Clubroot Soil Testing Program, a producer can pick up a soil testing bag, collect soil from their field and submit it for testing at no cost. All producer information will be kept confidential, and the legal land location will be shared with the appropriate rural municipality (RM) only when a positive test result is returned and a clubroot bylaw has been enacted. All findings of clubroot and the clubroot pathogen will be added to the Saskatchewan Clubroot Distribution map (at an RM level) to raise awareness of the presence of clubroot and to guide proactive biosecurity and management decisions. Because of the value that these test results will provide other farmers and the industry, SaskCanola will cover the $100 cost of each test.
Producers can pick up a soil testing bag and protocol from the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) plant health officer, or from the RM office.
Other ways you can sign up to receive a soil test kit:
- Sign up for the program here
- Call SaskCanola at 306-975-0262
- Visit a Ministry of Agriculture regional office; or
- Call the Agriculture Knowledge Centre at 1-866-457-2377.
Download the poster with more info here (pdf).