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Tags: soil conservation

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January 4, 2019

Description

This publication describes cost-effective ways to maintain successful crop production while protecting soil and water quality.


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April 1, 2007

Description

Each year, tonnes of topsoil are eroded from localized areas on some Alberta farms. This loss is serious for several reasons: * The remaining soil has less productivity. * Eroded soils deposited elsewhere in the field carry nutrients and pesticides that will increase the range of soil conditions...


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September 1, 2002

Description

Grassed waterways are broad, shallow channels that carry surface runoff with a minimum of erosion. Natural waterways are easily seeded to forages, either grass or grass-legume mixtures, to prevent severe soil loss and gully formation. These waterways are constructed with uniform grades to...


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January 1, 2001

Description

The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of 80 years of cultivation on a morainal landscape in east central Alberta. Specific objectives were to: determine the relationship between landscape position and erosion on cultivated slopes in complex terrain; examine the influence of...


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January 1, 1997

Description

This fact sheet gives an overview of a project to establish pan-Canadian benchmark sites to monitor agricultural soil quality. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada established a national network representing represent major agro-ecoregions, soil landscapes, and agricultural production systems, to...


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October 1, 1995

Description

The purpose of this report is to discuss the interrelationships between soil properties, pipeline construction practices and soil impacts; to document current pipeline soil handling procedures, and to determine which procedures are best suited to specific soil and land use conditions.


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October 1, 1992

Description

Before pipeline construction is begun, a soil evaluation is required in support of a Development and Reclamation application where arable land, potentially arable land, or pasture land is disturbed. This information letter presents the issues and policy for winter soil evaluations, which should...