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

Topics: Agriculture Audience: General Public

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February 1, 2015

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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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December 1, 2012

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Agricultural feasibility reports are used by Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development to determine water requirements for irrigation projects and to determine if source water and soils are suitable for irrigation.


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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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December 1, 2008

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Vermicomposting or worm composting is using red wiggler worms to decompose organic household wastes into a useful soil conditioner.


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January 12, 2008

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Composting is a controlled process that turns kitchen, leaf and yard waste into a humus-like material called compost. Compost is a soil conditioner and growing medium. Compost improves plant growth by helping to break down clay soils, making digging easier, improving water and nutrient-holding...


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November 1, 2007

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Most federally-classed restricted or commercial pesticides in Alberta are classified in Alberta as Schedule 1 or 2. Some commercial and restricted class pesticides such as insect repellents, insecticides for use directly on livestock and rodent bait are classified as Schedule 4 and do not require...


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January 1, 2007

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Too Good To Waste is Alberta’s road map for waste reduction and management. It identifies the issues and opportunities, and outlines the outcomes, strategies and priority actions to help Alberta advance innovative waste management programs in the future.


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August 1, 2004

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Information on the water management operations of Alberta Environment, assigned with the responsibility of managing, operating and maintaining the provincially-owned water management infrastructure.


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August 1, 2001

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During this study pesticides were measured at four selected sites. These sites were chosen in consultation with Alberta Environment personnel based on various criteria including geographical location in the province, pesticide sales data from across the province and use patterns in various...


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December 1, 1999

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This manual was developed by Olds College Composting Technology Centre for Alberta Environment, Action On Waste, to help municipalities, regional districts, institutions, organizations, farmers, feedlot operators and the ICI sector in Alberta to implement mid-scale composting operations. This...