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11 results found for: "Animal waste."

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July 1, 2019

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Reviews of scientific research, evidence, and consensus on the effects of livestock on waterways. Reviews all pertinent and available scientific literature on the topic and provides a summary of these issues in relation to Alberta's waterways.


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June 1, 2018

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The purpose is to identify manure storage facilities and manure collection areas of confined feeding operations so that the groundwater protection requirements of the Agricultural Operation Practices Act can be met.


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September 1, 2015

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In January 2002, the province established a permit process for confined feeding operations (CFOs) and set province-wide manure management standards under the Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA). The requirements under AOPA are aimed at supporting the sustainable growth of the livestock...


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January 1, 2015

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Today, animal agriculture is challenged to discover innovative ways to dispose of livestock mortalities. Composting of livestock mortalities is one option. There are two general approaches to livestock mortality composting: bin systems and windrow systems.


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January 1, 2015

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Livestock producers are in the business of producing marketable meat products. However, every livestock producer must face the reality of carcass disposal, regulated by the Destruction and Disposal of Dead Animals Regulation of the Animal Health Act, Appendix A. Dead animals must be disposed of...


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September 1, 2014

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The purpose of AOPA is to ensure that the province’s livestock industry can grow to meet the opportunities presented by local and world markets in an environmentally sustainable manner.


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January 1, 2014

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The purpose of this guide is to provide agricultural operations in Alberta with information on; • How the Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA) applies to various agricultural operations that handle manure; • The requirements and regulations under AOPA that deal with siting; manure storage,...


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October 1, 2008

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If proper manure management practices are followed, animal wastes can be utilized as a valuable nutrient resource rather than treated as a waste. Manure is an excellent “organic” fertilizer containing nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), potassium (K) and many other essential nutrients. Manure can...


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January 1, 2005

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Producers and researchers are exploring many ways to address environmental sustainability and nuisance problems while adding value and improving transportability of manure to offset the costs of management practices. Manure management includes feed management, collection, transport, storage,...


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June 1, 2004

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Beneficial Management Practices: Environmental Manual for Alberta Cow/Calf Producers was developed to inform and educate producers on beneficial management practices (BMPs) that can enhance soil, water, air and biodiversity. These BMPs protect the environment while keeping production practical...