General Publications

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  • Most of the fact sheets (FS) in the following list are available on-line, as indicated by hypertext links.
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Weather & Climate

Agdex No.TitleFormat
FS070-1Weather Forecasting and Terminology. 2001.pdf
071-1Agroclimatic Atlas of Alberta. Revised 2004.
FS075-1Protection Against Frost Damage.pdf
FS075-2Freezing Date Probabilities. Revised 1998.pdf
075-3Improving Pasture Productivity. Revised 2006.pdf
FS590-1Soil Temperature for Germination (a Guide for Timing Seeding Operations).pdf
FS590-2Soil Temperature and Direct Seeding. Revised 1999.pdf

Health and Safety

Agdex No.TitleFormat
086-1Make it Safe. Make it Visible...Safe Transport of Farm Equipment on Highways. Revised 2009,pdf
FS086-2Hydrogen Sulphide Emissions and Safety. 2004.pdf
FS086-3Safety for Aging Farmers. 2004.pdf
FS086-4Handling Livestock Safely. 2004.pdf
FS086-5Dust Control for Livestock Buildings. 2004.pdf
FS086-6Ammonia Emissions and Safety. Revised 2006.pdf
FS729-2Methane (CH4) Safety. 2004.pdf
FS086-8Respiratory Protection for Producers. 2005.pdf
FS086-9Fire - Compost and Organic Matter. 2006. pdf
FS089/400-1Antimicrobial Spray Treatment of Red Meat in Small Abattoirs. 2013. mobile versionpdf

Agdex No.TitleFormat
096-9AOPA Application Process - Where Neighbours Fit In. 2011. pdf
096-10AOPA Complaint Process - Where Neighbours Fit In. 2011. pdf
060-1Biodiversity Conservation Guide for Farmers and Ranchers. 2007.pdf
090-1Beneficial Management Practices: Environmental Manual for Alberta Farmsteads. 2006.pdf
FS090-2Use of Fertilizers, Manures and Pesticides for Sustainable Farm Management. 2008.pdf
FS090-3 An Introduction to Phosphorus Beneficial Management Practices. 2015. -NEW-pdf
092-1Odour Management Plan for Alberta Livestock Producers. 2012. pdf
100/25-1Beneficial Management Practices: Environmental Manual for Crop Producers. 2004.pdf
FS400/28-1Managing Livestock Manure. 2008. pdf
400/28-2Beneficial Management Practices: Environmental Manual for Livestock Producers in Alberta. 2010.pdf
400/28-3Nutrient Management Planning Guide.pdf
420/28-2Beneficial Management Practices: Environmental Manual for Alberta Cow/Calf Producers Manual. 2004.pdf
420/580-2Cattle Wintering Sites: Managing for Good Stewardship. 2001.pdf
460/27-1Manure and Pasture Management for Horse Owners. 2003.pdf
096-12008 (AOPA) Reference Guidepdf
FS096-2Permits and Regulations for Existing Operations. Revised 2007.pdf
FS096-3Manure Management Record Keeping Regulations. Revised 2007.pdf
FS096-4Wintering Sites and Livestock Corrals. Revised 2007.pdf
FS096-5Manure Spreading Regulations. Revised 2007.pdf
FS096-6Manure Management Regulations for Cow/Calf Producers. Revised 2007.pdf
FS096-7 Manure Management Regulations for Horse Owners. Revised 2012. pdf
096-8 Manure Management and Land Base Code. Revised 2013.pdf
FS096-9 AOPA Application Process: Where Neighbours Fit. 2011. pdf
FS096-10AOPA Complaint Process: Where Neighbours Fit. 2011. pdf
FS096-11 AOPA Application Process: Statements of Concern. 2013. pdf
FS096-12 Municipalities and the AOPA. 2007.pdf
FS096-90 Closure of Manure Storage Facilities and Manure Collection Areas. 2012.pdf
Technical Guidelines
096-50Reclamation of Groundwater Monitoring Wells. 2011. pdf
096-51Monitoring Well Construction, Installation and Development. 2011. pdf
096-52 Leak Detection Groundwater Monitoring Parameters. 2014.pdf
FS096-53 Leak Detection Groundwater Sampling. 2013. pdf
FS096-91 Temporary Suspension of Manure Storage Facilities. 2012.pdf
FS096-101 Catch Basin Design and Management. 2012.pdf

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This information published to the web on July 19, 2002.
Last Reviewed/Revised on February 13, 2015.