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Spring wheat rotations in north-central Saskatchewan
Effects of rotation length, crop sequence, and fertilization on yields and economic performance of 10 spring wheat-based rotations are examined over a 27-year period (1960-86) on an Orthic Black Chernozem at Melfort, ...
The long-term agronomic and economic effects of crop rotations in western Canada
Agriculture Canada Research Stations in western Canada have conducted more than 68 long-term crop rotation experiments since the early 1900's; twenty of these are still ongoing. A committee of scientists, representing all ...
Effect of crop rotations on potentially mineralizable-N and amino compounds in a Black Chernozem at Indian Head
The effect (i) of fertilization on fallow-wheat (F-W), F-W-W, and continuous wheat; (ii) of baling straw on F-W-W (fertilized); (iii) of including sweetclover as green manure (GM) in F-W-W (unfertilized); and (iv) of ...
Sustainable agriculture – some complicating interactions
There have been numerous definitions of 'Sustainable Agriculture' put forth, but we address the official one adopted by Agriculture Canada: "Sustainable agricultural systems are those that are economically viable, and meet ...