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Topics: Environment Agriculture Organizations: Agriculture and Forestry Audience: Researchers

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July 1, 2019

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Presents highlights of work done by the Alberta Phosphorus Watershed Project between 2013-2017. The purpose of the project was to determine if widespread adoption of agricultural beneficial management practices would improve water quality at the watershed scale, and to develop the Alberta...


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May 1, 2018

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Every two years, Agriculture and Forestry (AF) sponsors a farm-level survey to track changes in adoption of environmentally sustainable agriculture (ESA) practices in Alberta. The survey results provide valuable information about ESA progress in Alberta and helps AF efforts to improve ESA...


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December 4, 2017

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The data represents the relative expense of fertilizer and lime in the agricultural area of Alberta. It is an estimate of the degree to which agriculture may affect nutrient levels in surface and groundwater. The classes shown on the map are ranked between 0 (lowest) and 1 (highest).Mapping the...


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December 4, 2017

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The data represents the relative expense of farm chemicals (herbicides, insecticides and fungicides) in the agricultural area of Alberta. It is an estimate of the degree to which crop production agriculture may contribute to surface or groundwater contamination.Agriculture production that makes...


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December 4, 2017

Description

The data represents the frost-free period in Alberta over the 30-year period from 1971 to 2000. A 30-year period is used to describe the present climate since it is enough time to filter out short-term fluctuations but is not dominated by any long-term trend in the climate. The frost-free period...


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December 4, 2017

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The data represents the annual solar radiation in Alberta over the 30-year period from 1971 to 2000. A 30-year period is use to describe the present climate since it is enough time to filter out short-term fluctuation by is not dominated by any long-term trend in the climate. Daily total incoming...


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December 4, 2017

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The data represents the annual total precipitation in Alberta over the 30-year period from 1971 to 2000. A 30-year period is used to describe the present climate since it is enough time to filter our short-term fluctuations but is not dominated by any long-term trend in the climate. Annual total...


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December 1, 2016

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Serves as a user-friendly document that presents the authoritative suite of acceptable soil series names in Alberta with some of their defining attributes. The handbook summarizes information in the Alberta Soil Names File (Generation 4) included in the Agricultural Region of Alberta Soil...


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September 6, 2016

Description

The data represents the annual solar radiation in Alberta over the 30-year period from 1971 to 2000. A 30-year period is use to describe the present climate since it is enough time to filter out short-term fluctuation by is not dominated by any long-term trend in the climate. Daily total incoming...


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September 6, 2016

Description

The data represents the annual total precipitation in Alberta over the 30-year period from 1971 to 2000. A 30-year period is used to describe the present climate since it is enough time to filter our short-term fluctuations but is not dominated by any long-term trend in the climate. Annual total...