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Views: 142
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October 30, 2020

Description

This study was completed to address limited Alberta-specific information on the effects of manure storage and handling on groundwater quality and improve our understanding of the risk of manure-management activities on groundwater.


Views: 92
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June 1, 2020

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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...


Views: 174
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October 11, 2019

Description

Presents the findings of a study conducted by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry and Egg Farmers of Alberta to investigate gaps related to the benefits, costs and challenges of using manure belt dyers in layer barns. Supplemented by four fact sheets which provide an overview of the project and...


Views: 176
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February 1, 2016

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This guideline provides definitions for frozen and snow-covered land as refereed to in the Agricultural Operation Practices Act. It also provides methods to determine if land is frozen or snow-covered. These methods will help operators who are considering applying manure to identify whether the...


Views: 906
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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

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: 162
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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: 69
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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...


Views: 520
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January 1, 2014

Description

The purpose of this guide is to provide agricultural operations in Alberta with information on: How the Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA) applies to various agricultural operations that handle manure; The requirements and regulations under AOPA that deal with siting; manure storage,...


Views: 80
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January 1, 2014

Description

This resource provides the conclusions and recommendations of the Nutrient Beneficial Management Practices Evaluation Project, a six-year research project (2007-2012) to evaluate nutrient beneficial management practices (BMPs) at field and watershed scales in Alberta. Beneficial management...