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Optimizing nitrogen rates in Camelina sativa
Camelina is a new oilseed crop to western Canada with potential applications in cosmetics, human nutrition, and biofuel. Nitrogen recommendations for camelina production in Western Canada aren’t available. Field studies ...
Forage yield of unfertilized perennial crops in simple and complex mixtures under two management strategies in northeastern Saskatchewan
A field experiment was sown on May 27, 2008 at Melfort, Saskatchewan (52O44’N 104O47’W) on a thick Black Chernozem (Udic Boroll) silty clay soil to compare the effects of perennial forage crop monocultures and mixtures on ...
Effectiveness of elemental S fertilizers on canola after three annual applications
Plants feed on sulphate-S, but now elemental S fertilizers (which cost less per unit of S than the sulphate-S fertilizers) are available for commercial use. The effectiveness of elemental S fertilizers depends on how quickly ...
Agronomic and greenhouse gas assessment of land applied anaerobically digested swine manure
Management of animal wastes from intensive livestock operations (ILO) must be economically feasible, environmentally friendly and socially acceptable. Anaerobic digestion is a promising technology that could provide an ...