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April 1, 2019

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Presents regional forecasts on the prices, yields, seed and fertilizer costs of various crops in Alberta. Users of this publication should be aware that there is a risk of over- or under-estimating costs and returns based on regional benchmarks and forecasts, and producers are advised not to base...


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February 1, 2019

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Since 1976, Alberta Agriculture has carried out a monthly survey of prices for selected Alberta farm inputs. The prices are collected by the Alberta Federation of Agriculture in partnership with the Statistics and Data Development Section. Periodically, a comprehensive review of the survey is...


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March 24, 2017

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The document reports on the range of commercially available pollution prevention and control technologies currently available for major air emission sources at chemical and fertilizer plants. The work also includes a jurisdictional review of current environmental regulatory requirements enacted...


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September 1, 2015

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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...


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December 1, 2014

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Phosphorus is an essential nutrient for crop growth. Alberta soils are generally deficient or low in phosphorus for optimum crop production (<60 ppm). Successful crop production requires the addition of phosphorus in the form of fertilizer or manure. However, the loss of phosphorus from the...


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November 1, 2013

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This fact sheet provides a summary about the effectiveness of fall nitrogen fertilization.


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November 1, 2013

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Many farmers have fields dotted with eroded knolls that are relatively unproductive. This fact sheet takes a quick look at the best ways to restore the productivity of these knolls.


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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 Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. See the topic list below.


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February 1, 2013

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Sulphur is required in the development of fertile canola flowers and must be present for good nodule development on legume forages such as alfalfa and pulse crop roots such as pea and faba bean.


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January 1, 2013

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For optimum crop production, an adequate supply of P close to the seed during the first six weeks of growth and an adequate amount of P in the soil for the rest of the season are ideal. Placement of P in-row with cereal and oilseed crops has been the traditional method used for P fertilization in...