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Effect of soil amended with thin stillage on growth of canola and soil properties in a controlled environment study
A growth chamber study was conducted to evaluate the potential use of thin stillage as a soil fertilizer amendment. Seven treatments; control, 3 thin stillage rates (100, 200, and 400 kg N ha¯¹) and 3 urea rates (100, ...
X-ray absorption spectroscopic analysis of raw and processed hog manure
Anaerobic digestion technology is a process that allows livestock producers to generate electricity and heat by digesting manure. Clear-Green Environmental Inc. uses this process to make biogas from hog manure. Raw manure ...
Representative sampling size and number of required samples for soil testing in direct seeding fields
Direct seeding is widely utilized in the southern Canadian prairies. The associated band application of fertilizers makes conventional soil testing problematic. Strip sampling was suggested in direct seeding fields, but ...
How hungry is hemp for fertilizers?
A field experiment was conducted at Melfort, SK in 2000 and 2001 to determine the effects of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizer rates on hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) productivity. Increased nitrogen fertilizer rates significantly ...