SEARCH Clain's websites

The following list provides some specific on-line resources and as well as agencies, organizations, and universities that provide a host of information. Use your browser's "find on this page" function to locate specific items on this page, or use the list to guide you to websites that likely have regionally appropriate information. If you find a resource that is particularly useful and not listed here, please let us know by email to Clain Jones or Kathrin Olson-Rutz.


Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development

Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development

Montana Agricultural Statistics Service

Montana Department of Agriculture

Montana Department of Environmental Quality

Montana Department of Natural Resources

Montana Natural Resources Conservation Service



USDA/ARS with N. Dakota State University

  • Crop Sequence Calculator, information on crop production, economics, plant diseases, weeds, water use, and surface soil properties to evaluate management risks associated with different crop sequences.



American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) on-line webinars, courses, etc.  

ATTRA National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

Canadian Society of Agronomy

Canadian Society of Soil Science

Canola Council of Canada Canola Encyclopedia 

Canola Watch 

IPNI International Plant Nutrition Institute

Manitoba-North Dakota Zero Tillage Farmers Association

Northern Pulse Growers Association - Pulse crop fertility podcast May 2020

Nutrient Stewardship – focus on the 4Rs (rate, timing, placement, source)

Rocky Mountain Certified Crop Adviser Program

SARE Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education

Saskatchewan Pulse Growers


Colorado State University

Iowa State University

Montana State University

North Dakota State University

Oregon State University

 Purdue Agriculture Midwest Vegetable Production Guide

South Dakota State University (all these links are being moved - will update when available)

  • Fertilizer Seed Decision Aid, seed-placed safe rates (link)
  • Manure rate calculator (link)
  • Manure nutrient management tool (link)
  • Soil Fertility Extension (link)

Washington State University

University of Maryland

University of Wyoming


Soil Organic Amendments: How Much is Enough?

Yara CheckIT mobile app with photo library of crops for i.d. of possible nutrient deficiencies