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Topics: Agriculture Publication Type: Fact Sheet

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March 1, 2019

Description

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


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January 1, 1993

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Black flies, which number about 100 species in Canada, occur in varying abundance in all parts of the country. Adult females feed on blood, causing irritation and discomfort to humans, domestic and wild mammals and birds. Apart from the annoyance and discomfort, black flies cause economic losses...


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January 4, 2004

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Perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.), also known as English ryegrass, is one of the most important forage and turf grasses in the world. It is particularly well suited as a pasture grass because it grows quickly, is high yielding and produces high-quality palatable forage. It can also be...


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January 1, 2013

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Operators work hard to produce safe and wholesome meat products. Operators can take steps to improve food safety and wholesomeness. One of these key steps is the use of an antimicrobial spray treatment of red meat carcasses. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development supports and recommends the...


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December 1, 2016

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Caraway is native to Europe, western Asia and northern Africa where people have used it as a spice for thousands of years. This fact sheet provides an overview of the properties and uses of caraway. Other topics covered include: growing caraway, including tips on seeding, fertilization, harvest...


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July 30, 2012

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AgriProfit$ cost and returns profiles give an insight into the productive and economic performance of Alberta cereal, oilseed, forage and grazing crops, reported by soil or grass-type zone. These benchmark include field observations from the period 2008 to 2010. Averaging over a three-year span...


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January 1, 2015

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Alberta Agriculture & Rural Development (ARD) regularly publishes a variety of economic and financial benchmarks, tools and applied research materials for agriculture industry clients. These materials are generated directly and indirectly through the AgriProfit$ program.


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January 1, 2000

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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...


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March 1, 2004

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This fact sheet provides economic information on establishing and operating a U-pick strawberry enterprise. This information was generated by a group of strawberry producers who arrived at a consensus on investment, production, costs and revenues. This information is intended as a business...


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July 1, 2004

Description

The tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus occurs worldwide, and it is a major concern to many livestock raising countries. The larval stage of this tapeworm is referred to as a hydatid and is a serious problem for both livestock economics and public health.