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Topics: Agriculture Publication Type: Fact Sheet

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October 1, 2008

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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...


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January 1, 1993

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Alberta landholders in the natural range of elk have occasionally suffered substantial losses of stored hay during winter. Depredation of hay and greenfeed bales by elk is worst when snowfall occurs early and the snow is deep. Fencing hay yards with 2.1 m high mesh wire has been an effective, but...


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January 4, 2005

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Tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.) is used for forage and turf purposes around the world. Native to central Europe, the plant was introduced to the U.S. in the late 1800s and into Canada in the early 1920s from England. Before the early 1980s, tall fescue varieties were developed mainly...


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January 1, 2011

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Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) has developed a series of Protocol Summary documents to provide producers with a brief introduction to each of the protocols related to agriculture – including this one on energy efficiency.


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January 1, 2011

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Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) has developed a series of Protocol Summary documents to provide producers with a brief introduction to each of the protocols related to agriculture – including this one on three protocols related to beef production


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January 1, 2011

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Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) has developed a series of protocol Summary documents to provide producers with a brief introduction to each of the protocols related to agriculture – including this one on the protocol related to nitrous oxide emission reduction.


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July 1, 2014

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Provides a brief introduction to Nitrous Oxide Emission Reduction Protocol (NERP)


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April 1, 2003

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This is one in a of fact sheets designed to help farmers evaluate the feasibility of a new agricultural or rural based business. This fact sheet shows how to analyse the financial side of a new enterprise.


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June 1, 2004

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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...


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June 1, 2004

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Integrated weed management (IWM) is a sustainable cost-effective approach to weed control that is constantly evolving. The approach combines many agronomic principles to favor crop competitiveness, create diversity in cropping patterns and prevents the introduction of new weed species. Using IWM...