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March 1, 2008

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This fact sheet is intended to provide producers and farm managers with information on how to reduce ammonia emissions from livestock housing and manure storage facilities. By reducing ammonia emissions, producers will maintain the quality of the environment, prevent losses of significant...


Views: 79
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February 1, 2008

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The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide producers and farm managers with information that will help quantify the amount of ammonia loss that occurs when they apply manure on land. It also provides them with information regarding the factors that positively and negatively affect these losses....


Views: 89
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June 1, 2006

Description

Producers need to be aware of and informed about the dangers of being exposed to ammonia for long periods. All the measures to protect against ammonia exposure should be taken, and medical help should be sought if producers experience any illness related to their exposure to noxious gases.


Views: 33
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May 1, 2006

Description

Alberta has about 25 million acres of forage land (native and tame hay and pasture). In some cases, applying manure to forage land may be the best option to make use of the nutrients in manure in an environmentally sustainable way. As well, applying manure can increase forage productivity and...


Views: 64
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January 1, 2006

Description

This manual’s objective is to provide livestock and perennial forage crop producers with the information and tools to make decisions about applying manure on perennial forage crops. It also contains information on the regulations for applying manure on forage crops, and resources for more...


Views: 133
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August 1, 2004

Description

Silo gas is formed by the natural fermentation of chopped silage shortly after it is placed in the silo. The nitrates present in silage crops are converted to nitrites through the fermentation process; they, in turn, react with the organic acids in the silage to form nitrous acid (HNO3). As the...


Views: 227
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August 1, 2004

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Methane (CH4) is a major greenhouse gas. It is produced during anaerobic decomposition of manure and accumulates around manure storage areas. Methane emissions from manure depend on the way manure is managed (liquid manure systems produce more methane than solid manure systems) and environmental...


Views: 47
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March 1, 2004

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Producers need to be aware and informed of the dangers of being exposed to hydrogen sulphide for long periods. Use all necessary measures to protect yourself against exposure, and seek medical help if you experience any symptoms or illness related to exposure to noxious gases.


Views: 79
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March 1, 2004

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Producers and livestock workers need to be aware and informed of the dangers of being exposed to dusty environments. All the measures to protect against dust exposure should be taken, and medical help should be sought if producers or workers experience any illness related to their exposure to a...