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27 results found for: "Manure handling."

Views: 37
Last Modified

July 17, 2018

Description

For dragline or direct-flow manure application systems to reach fields, hoses often have to run in or along a road ditch (right of way) or through existing (or new) culverts to cross roads. To use road right of ways, you need to obtain permission from the responsible jurisdiction, whether it be...


Views: 38
Last Modified

June 1, 2018

Description

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.


Views: 31
Last Modified

January 1, 2018

Description

This guideline outlines procedures for temporary suspension of a manure storage facility. Emphasis is given to temporary suspension of earthen liquid manure storage facilities (EMS) because of the increased risk posed by liquid manure. This guideline was developed by the Technical Advisory Group,...


Views: 58
Last Modified

January 1, 2018

Description

The purpose of this technical guideline is to: provide guidance on the closure of manure storage facilities and manure collection areas; and, protect groundwater and surface water from contamination.


Views: 49
Last Modified

September 1, 2015

Description

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...


Views: 151
Last Modified

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: 56
Last Modified

September 1, 2015

Description

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...


Views: 26
Last Modified

June 1, 2015

Description

The purpose of this technical guideline is to provide guidance for the design and construction of non-engineered concrete liners used for manure collection and storage areas and to protect groundwater from contamination.


Views: 17
Last Modified

November 19, 2014

Description

The Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA) is provincial legislation which sets manure management standards for all operations that handle manure. The Act defines siting and construction standards for manure storages and collection facilities and sets out regulations governing the management...


Views: 31
Last Modified

September 1, 2014

Description

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.