Publications

Use of fertilizers, manures and pesticides for sustainable farm management

Description

Optimum crop production depends on inputs of commercial fertilizer and herbicides. Today's technology-based agricultural practices have had a huge effect on increased food production across the prairies. Generally, the economic effects of increased production have been very positive; however, the ecological effects are not always as positive.

Tags
farm management fertilizers manure pesticide sustainable farming

Title and publication information

Type
Fact Sheet
Series Title

Agri-facts

Extent

3 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Agriculture and Rural Development (2008-2015)

Contributor

McKenzie, Ross

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Topic
Agriculture
Subject (LCSH)

Fertilizers.

Subject (LCSH)

Manures.

Subject (LCSH)

Pesticides.

Resource Dates

Date Created

2008-10-01

Date Added

2016-01-13T20:30:20.725998

Date Modified

2008-10-01

Date Issued

2008-10-01

Audience information

Identifiers

AGDEX number

090-2

NEOS catalogue key

4252755

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Agriculture and Forestry

Contact Email

duke@gov.ab.ca