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October 1, 2008
Optimum crop production depends on inputs of commercial fertilizer and herbicides. Today's technology-based agricultural practices have had a huge effect on increased food production across the prairies. Generally, the economic effects of increased production have been very positive; however, the...
June 1, 2004
The purpose of this guide is to provide information on the use of fertilizers under the various cropping and soil-climate conditions throughout the province. Because the nutrient requirements of crops and the ability of soils to supply nutrients vary widely, fertilizer recommendations are given...
January 1, 2000
Manure use can provide an economic return to the farmer and be beneficial to the environment. When manure is applied according to crop demand and at the appropriate times, manure can provide some of the nutrients required by many crops. Manure also increases soil organic matter and improves soil...