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20 results found for: "Agriculture--Environmental aspects."

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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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November 1, 2016

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Presents information about: Carbon offset payments are a possibility at some point for small scale solar and wind power production. At the moment, while there is interest, companies are not collecting and buying them. The potential return is just under a cent per kWh at current carbon prices, may...


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November 1, 2016

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Conservation Cropping is still the protocol of use to Alberta farmers looking at the carbon market, but other protocols are getting closer to becoming operational. The carbon price has increased by a quarter within the last year.


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November 1, 2016

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Provides information about: the Carbon payments for conservation farming carry on, with the price increasing somewhat in the 2016 year. The carbon harvest amount ranges from approximately a tenth to a twentieth of a tonne per acre. and, Having and providing the right records is key


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September 1, 2016

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The Alberta offset system presents new ways for producers to consistently improve their operations and earn some extra dollars along the way. This is an overview of the fundamentals.


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September 1, 2015

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The scope of this protocol is limited to on-farm reductions of emissions from nitrogen sources and fuel use associated with the management of synthetic fertilizer, manure fertilizer and crop residues. Greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions associated with carbon sequestration in the soil and off-site...


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July 1, 2015

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The loss of phosphorus from the landscape can negatively affect the environment, with water quality being the primary concern. Within agricultural systems, beneficial management practices are used in the application and management of phosphorus in order to prevent or minimize losses. It is...


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January 1, 2015

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From 2007 to 2012, agricultural offsets in Alberta: - Voluntarily lowered carbon levels as much as taking 2 million cars off the road. - Represented 1 in 3 tonnes of reductions by regulated emitters. - Generated close to $132 M for farmers and aggregators (assuming $12.00 / T CO2e)


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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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January 1, 2014

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Three studies were undertaken to better understand opportunities for maximizing carbon offsets in on-farm operations. The three protocols studied were: 1. Conservation Cropping Protocol. 2. Reducing Days on Feed for Beef Cattle Protocol. 3. The Nitrous Oxide Emission Reduction Protocol. Study...