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Publication Type: Fact Sheet Tags: fertilizers

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August 1, 2019

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Since 1976, Alberta Agriculture has carried out a monthly survey of prices for selected Alberta farm inputs. The prices are collected by the Alberta Federation of Agriculture in partnership with the Statistics and Data Development Section. Periodically, a comprehensive review of the survey is...


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September 1, 2015

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The Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA) includes regulations for spreading manure or compost for all livestock operations in Alberta. The manure spreading regulations include requirements for manure incorporation, soil nitrogen and salinity limits, setback distances, record keeping and...


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November 1, 2013

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This fact sheet provides a summary about the effectiveness of fall nitrogen fertilization.


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November 1, 2013

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Many farmers have fields dotted with eroded knolls that are relatively unproductive. This fact sheet takes a quick look at the best ways to restore the productivity of these knolls.


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February 1, 2013

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Sulphur is required in the development of fertile canola flowers and must be present for good nodule development on legume forages such as alfalfa and pulse crop roots such as pea and faba bean.


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February 1, 2013

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This Agdex fact sheet contains fertilizer management information and recommendations for irrigated grain and oilseed crops based on recent field research conducted by the Agronomy Section of Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. See the topic list below.


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January 1, 2013

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For optimum crop production, an adequate supply of P close to the seed during the first six weeks of growth and an adequate amount of P in the soil for the rest of the season are ideal. Placement of P in-row with cereal and oilseed crops has been the traditional method used for P fertilization in...


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May 1, 2011

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Precise fertilizer application rates are critical for optimal potato production. Sufficient nutrients are needed to maximize tuber yield, quality and uniformity. However, too much fertilizer means unnecessary costs for the producer and potential harm to the environment.


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August 1, 2009

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Pastures are unique to agricultural production systems in that only a very small portion of the nutrients required for crop production are removed from the system. Up to 90 per cent of the nutrients ingested by grazing animals are returned to the land in manure (excreta), which is comprised of...


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January 7, 2009

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Timothy has a relatively high demand for nutrients. Under excellent moisture conditions or irrigation and when supplied with the optimum nutrients, timothy is capable of producing yields in the range of 5 to 6 tons/ acre, typically 3 to 3.5 tons for first cut and 1.5 to 2 tons for second. With...