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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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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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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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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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August 1, 2014

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The objective of the Clubroot Management Plan is to minimize yield losses due to clubroot and reduce the further spread and buildup of clubroot in canola, mustard and market garden vegetable ...