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Use of a nitrification inhibitor to improve crop recovery of manure nutrients
Intensive hog operations generate large amounts of manure that must be dealt with in a manner that is both economically and environmentally sound. The objective of the research described is to evaluate the effect of adding ...
The effect of nitrogen fertilization and no-till duration on soil nitrogen availability and greenhouse gas emissions
With a world population now greater than seven billion, it is imperative to conserve the arable land base, which is increasingly being leveraged by global demands for producing food, feed, fibre, and fuel. A key component ...
Phosphorus loading and environmental analysis in manured Saskatchewan soils
Phosphorus (P) is a key element in plant nutrition, but excessive amounts can accumulate in the soil if manure P application rates exceed crop uptake over time. Risk of potential P movement and contamination of surface ...
Impact of grazing native prairie on soil and plant nutrients in southwestern Saskatchewan
A reduction in the sage grouse population could be a result of the export of nutrients from the long term grazing management that has been in place in grassland ecosystems such as southwestern Saskatchewan for the past ...