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

Topics: Agriculture

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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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December 1, 2012

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Agricultural feasibility reports are used by Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development to determine water requirements for irrigation projects and to determine if source water and soils are suitable for irrigation.


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June 1, 2011

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Agricultural activities, including the production of livestock, result in greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere. Beef cattle, in particular, release methane (CH4) as a result of the digestion of feed materials in the rumen. These emissions are called enteric emissions and are a significant...


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June 1, 2011

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This protocol quantifies decreases in greenhouse gas emissions associated with the raising of beef cattle by reducing the number of days required to get a feeder calf from birth to harvest. This applies to youthful cattle, or those cattle under 24 months of age. In this context, feeder cattle...


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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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October 1, 2010

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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 fertilizer, manure and crop residues for each annual or perennial crop type grown. Lands grazed by animals are excluded from this protocol as are...


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December 1, 2008

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Vermicomposting or worm composting is using red wiggler worms to decompose organic household wastes into a useful soil conditioner.


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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...