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Conservation farm land use changes

Description

Enhanced soil quality, increased soil moisture, soil disturbance and erosion reduction, weed suppression, increased yields, and reduced fuel and farm equipment requirements are some of the advantages of utilizing conservation cropping (zero or reduced tillage, direct seeding) systems. In this study, long-term (20 year) changes in conservation cropping system adoption, crop diversification and production (both quantity and precipitation use efficiency) were evaluated in the Brown, Dark Brown and Black Soil Zones of Alberta.

Updated

August 1, 2020

Tags
black soil zone brown soil zone conservation farming cropping dark brown soil zone land use precipitations

Title and publication information

Type
Fact Sheet
Extent

3 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Agriculture and Forestry

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Topic
Agriculture

Resource Dates

Date Created

2020-08-01

Date Added

2020-08-19T17:34:27.811358

Date Modified

2020-08-01

Date Issued

2020-08-19

Audience information

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Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Agriculture and Forestry