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

Topics: Agriculture Publication Type: Fact Sheet Information Type: publications

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June 1, 2018

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In Canada, any pesticide must be approved for use by the federal government. Pesticides are classified for use as restricted, commercial or domestic. To determine if a pesticide is registered for use in Canada, look for the pest control products act registration number on the label. If there is...


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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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January 1, 2011

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This bulletin provides the background and summarizes details of the Quantification Protocol for Diversion of Biomass to Energy from Biomass Combustion Facilities in Alberta. An overview of Alberta’s Regulatory Framework and offset Requirements are given in the overview document in this series.


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January 1, 2011

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This bulletin provides background and summarizes details of the Quantification Protocol for The Anaerobic Decomposition of Agriculture Materials in Alberta. An overview of Alberta’s Regulatory Framework and offset requirements are given in the overview document in this series.


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March 1, 2008

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Treated seed should be planted within the same year of treatment to ensure optimal germination. Excess seed can be double-planted around field edges. Treated seed can also be planted on land designated for pasture or silage. It should be thoroughly incorporated at the time of seeding using a...


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March 1, 2008

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There are approximately 100 permanent pesticide container collection sites located throughout the province to collect empty and rinsed non-returnable plastic and metal pesticide containers. The sites are not to be used for the disposal of pesticide concentrate or other refuse. Empty bags that...


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March 1, 2008

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Guidelines prepared by the seed protectant industry, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development and Alberta Environment offer clear and practical waste management options for commercial seed treatment plants.


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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.