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8 results found for: "Manure handling--Law and legislation--Alberta."

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September 1, 2015

Description

The Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA) includes regulations for spreading manure or compost for all livestock operations in Alberta. The manure spreading regulations include requirements for manure incorporation, soil nitrogen and salinity limits, setback distances, record keeping and...


Views: 285
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September 1, 2015

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The Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA) and regulations include manure management requirements for all livestock operations in Alberta. Producers using seasonal feeding and bedding sites (wintering sites), where livestock are fed and sheltered over the winter, must follow these...


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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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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, 2013

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The Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA) sets out manure management standards for all agricultural operations in Alberta. Under AOPA, confined feeding operations (CFOs) and anyone who handles 500 tonnes or more per year of manure must keep records for a minimum of five years. The following...


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September 1, 2012

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The purpose of Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA) is to ensure that the province’s livestock industry will grow in an environmentally sustainable manner as it meets the opportunities presented by local and world markets.


Views: 154
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August 1, 2012

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This fact sheet provides operators with information for designing, maintaining and managing a catch basin at a CFO. In addition to regulatory requirements, several beneficial management practices (BMPs) have been identified. BMPs can help to further reduce environmental risk or increase safety....


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March 1, 2007

Description

Managing manure is an integral part of protecting the environment (surface water and groundwater) and minimizing nuisance effects to neighbours. Cow/calf producers should be familiar with the requirements for the following: Manure storage; manure application; Wintering sites and corrals; Record...