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15 results found for: "Environment (1971-1992, 1999-2011)"

Audience: Farmers

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February 1, 2015

Description

This two-page fact sheet outlines steps that can be taken by landowners to mitigate the chance that their land will flood during spring run-off.


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June 1, 2011

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Agricultural activities, including the production of livestock, result in greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere. Beef cattle, in particular, release methane (CH4) as a result of the digestion of feed materials in the rumen. These emissions are called enteric emissions and are a significant...


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June 1, 2011

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This protocol quantifies decreases in greenhouse gas emissions associated with the raising of beef cattle by reducing the number of days required to get a feeder calf from birth to harvest. This applies to youthful cattle, or those cattle under 24 months of age. In this context, feeder cattle...


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January 1, 2011

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This bulletin provides the background and summarizes details of the Quantification Protocol for Diversion of Biomass to Energy from Biomass Combustion Facilities in Alberta. An overview of Alberta’s Regulatory Framework and offset Requirements are given in the overview document in this series.


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January 1, 2011

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This bulletin provides background and summarizes details of the Quantification Protocol for The Anaerobic Decomposition of Agriculture Materials in Alberta. An overview of Alberta’s Regulatory Framework and offset requirements are given in the overview document in this series.


Views: 56
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October 1, 2010

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The scope of this protocol is limited to on-farm reductions of emissions from nitrogen sources and fuel use associated with the management of fertilizer, manure and crop residues for each annual or perennial crop type grown. Lands grazed by animals are excluded from this protocol as are...


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March 1, 2009

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The intent of this pilot study on Rose and Strawberry creeks and the Blindman River was to scope out the feasibility of adding sediment and non-fish biota to the AESA water quality monitoring and to make a preliminary evaluation of the data. Collection of field data, invertebrate samples (kick...


Views: 47
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March 1, 2008

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Treated seed should be planted within the same year of treatment to ensure optimal germination. Excess seed can be double-planted around field edges. Treated seed can also be planted on land designated for pasture or silage. It should be thoroughly incorporated at the time of seeding using a...


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March 1, 2008

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There are approximately 100 permanent pesticide container collection sites located throughout the province to collect empty and rinsed non-returnable plastic and metal pesticide containers. The sites are not to be used for the disposal of pesticide concentrate or other refuse. Empty bags that...


Views: 16
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March 1, 2008

Description

Guidelines prepared by the seed protectant industry, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development and Alberta Environment offer clear and practical waste management options for commercial seed treatment plants.