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Effect of DDGS manure on soil and plant: preliminary results of the greenhouse study
The use of dried distillers’ grains with solubles (DDGS) in feedlot cattle diets is increasing as the bio-ethanol industry expands. Manure derived from dried distiller’s grain with solubles (DDGS) fed cattle seem to have ...
Agronomic and economic benefits of fertilizing crops
Operating costs at farm level can be divided into essential, enhancement, maintenance, protection and insurance. Save growth hormones, which are not common in western Canada, fertilizer and better quality of seed are the ...
Factors limiting soil microbial growth and activity in wheat-based cropping systems
Several soil biochemical processes related to soil fertility are microbially mediated. We know very well the factors limiting crop production but know little of the factors limiting the soil microbial community. The goal ...
Examining the nutrient dynamics of willow biomass energy plantations
Natural Resources Canada, along with a number of Canadian provinces, considers bioenergy to be a legitimate and sustainable source of energy that will constitute a significant portion of future energy production. Shrub ...
A macronutrient bulletin for the prairies
This paper briefly highlights some of the contents of a recently completed bulletin, which provides an up-to-date record of the status of our knowledge with regards to crop responses to, and impact on the environment of ...
Linking groundwater quality to soil properties, landscape characteristics, and farm practice a spatial analysis of the "groundwater characterization in R.M. of Leroy" dataset
The objectives of this study are to determine the source and extent of nitrogen and phosphorus contamination in the Rural Municipality of Leroy, and the most likely modes of contaminant transport, using only existing data. ...