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Topics: Agriculture Organizations: Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development (1992-2006)

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January 1, 2006


This manual has been designed to provide you, an Alberta producer, with information about beneficial management practices (BMPs) that deal with environmental risks on rural farmstead sites. BMPs maintain or improve a farm’s soil, water, air and wildlife habitat resources, and therefore contribute...

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Last Modified

January 1, 1992


The need for micronutrients in crop production have long been recognized in Alberta. Zinc deficiencies in irrigated beans in southern Alberta were detected in the early 1980s. Research by Alberta Agriculture and Agriculture Canada has clearly shown the need for copper fertilizer particularly for...

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March 1, 2004


With increased hog production in Western Canada, manure is becoming a valuable fertilizer source to farms that are near hog operations. Most swine manure is applied to annual cropland in the fall or spring of each year. This study looked at the possible benefits of extending the application...