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April 1, 2020

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This fact sheet was written to help producers determine how best to manage unharvested or overwintered crops in the spring.


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November 1, 1999

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Uniform and wide distribution of straw and chaff residues is essential in direct seeding systems. You must spread residues evenly to avoid or reduce problems such as: equipment plugging; poor seed...


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January 1, 2004

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This manual was prepared for Alberta crop producers to create greater understanding of beneficial environmental practices for crop production. It was developed through the cooperation of...


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June 1, 2004

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Integrated weed management (IWM) is a sustainable cost-effective approach to weed control that is constantly evolving. The approach combines many agronomic principles to favor crop...


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March 1, 2017

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Presents information about spring management options for un-harvested crops.


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June 1, 2008

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Crop rotations are a vital part of direct seeding systems. Rotations maximize the benefits of moisture conservation and reduce the impacts of diseases, weeds and insect pests.


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March 1, 1996

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High crop yields and unusual weather often leave hard-to-handle crop residue conditions. These include: crops not harvested due to hail, severe frost or other damage; * lodged or snow-flattened...


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August 1, 2008

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Crop residues - straw plus chaff - are the byproducts of harvesting annual grain crops. Retaining crop residues on a field improves or maintains soil quality and moisture. The economic value of...


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March 1, 2003

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Grasshoppers are a major pest of both cultivated crops and rangeland grasses in the world’s semi-arid regions. Traditionally drier areas like southern Alberta are more prone to recurring problems,...


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February 1, 2013

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This Agdex fact sheet contains fertilizer management information and recommendations for irrigated grain and oilseed crops based on recent field research conducted by the Agronomy Section of...