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Organizations: Agriculture and Rural Development (2008-2015) Publication Type: Fact Sheet Formats: PDF

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March 1, 2019

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This brochure presents information about Alberta’s agricultural emission offsets .


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January 1, 2019

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The Remote Area Heating Allowance Program was established in 1980 to reduce the cost of heating fuels for those Albertans who did not have access to natural gas service. These individuals generally reside in remote locations in the province. It is currently scheduled to expire March 31, 2021.


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January 1, 2019

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Cattle producers grow ever increasing amounts of annual crops for feed (silage, green feed and swath grazing). Measuring those crop varieties that produce the highest forage yield becomes increasingly important. Silage is an integral forage source in feedlots across the province and has become...


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January 1, 2019

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This annual fact sheet contains information on pulse crop variety performance in Alberta and northeastern British Columbia. Important agronomic characteristics and disease resistance information are provided for varieties of field pea, chickpea, lentil, fababean, dry bean and soybean.


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September 1, 2018

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The purpose of this fact sheet is to introduce greenhouse vegetable production as a potential business opportunity. The focus of this profile is on the key management issues associated with producing and marketing greenhouse vegetables in Alberta. This overview is not intended to be a substitute...


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July 1, 2018

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This fact sheet is a summary of suggestions for going through the process of hiring an agronomist or crop advisor.


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May 1, 2018

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Winter wheat production has historically been concentrated in southern Alberta. In fact, winter wheat was the primary wheat crop in southern Alberta until the development of Marquis red spring wheat.


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January 1, 2018

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The purpose is to provide guidance on how to collect groundwater samples from leakage detection monitoring wells at confined feeding operations. And to ensure that groundwater samples are correctly and consistently collected, to provide accurate data and support sound technical decisions


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January 1, 2018

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The purpose of this technical guideline is to: provide guidance on the closure of manure storage facilities and manure collection areas; and, protect groundwater and surface water from contamination.


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January 1, 2018

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This guideline outlines procedures for temporary suspension of a manure storage facility. Emphasis is given to temporary suspension of earthen liquid manure storage facilities (EMS) because of the increased risk posed by liquid manure. This guideline was developed by the Technical Advisory Group,...