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Call 1-800-292-5697 (toll-free in Canada) or (780) 427-0391 for prices and a list of the soil survey reports and maps.

Management
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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FS510-1Agricultural Soil Compaction: Causes and Management. 2010.htmlpdf
FS515-1Sustainable Crop Rotations for Alberta's Brown Soil Zone. 2003.htmlpdf
FS518-6High Salt Content in Garden Soil.htmlpdf
FS518-8Management of Solonetzic Soils. Revised 1993.htmlpdf
FS518-12Dryland Saline Seeps: Types and Causes. Revised 2000.htmlpdf
FS518-16Structural Controls for Dryland Saline Seeps. Revised 1998.htmlpdf
FS518-17Salt Tolerance of Plants. 2001.htmlpdf
FS518-18Vegetative Control of Saline Seep Recharge. 2007.htmlpdf
FS518-19Perennial Forages for Saline Seeps. 2007.htmlpdf
FS518-20Management of Sodic Soils in Alberta. 2010.htmlpdf
FS100/515-1Pea-wheat Rotation in Southern Alberta. htmlpdf
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Soil Classification
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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525-2Alberta Soil Quality Card. 2003.pdf
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Direct Seeding
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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FS519-2Handling Difficult Crop Residue Conditions in Direct Seeding Systems. 1996.htmlpdf
FS519-4Equipment Issues in Crop Residue Management for Direct Seeding. 1999.htmlpdf
FS519-9Controlling Wheat Diseases in Direct Seeding Systems. Revised 1999.htmlpdf
FS519-12Solving the Wheel Track Dilemma. 1997.html
FS519-13Controlling Barley Diseases in Direct Seeding Systems. Revised 1999.htmlpdf
FS519-14Downy Brome Control in Direct Seeding Systems. Revised 2005.htmlpdf
FS519-15Foxtail Barley Control in Direct Seeding Systems. Revised 2007.htmlpdf
FS519-16Controlling Wildlife Damage in Direct Seeding Systems. 1997.htmlpdf
FS519-17Removing Forages from the Rotation in a Direct Seeding System. Revised 2007. htmlpdf
FS519-19Controlling Canola Insect Pests in Direct Seeding Systems. Revised 1999,htmlpdf
FS519-20Anhydrous Ammonia Use at Seeding. 1998.htmlpdf
FS519-22Seed Row Spacing and Seeding Rates in Direct Seeding. 1998.html
FS519-23Controlling Field Pea Diseases in Direct Seeding Systems. Revised 2009. htmlpdf
FS519-24Ground Opener Systems. 1999.htmlpdf
FS519-25Estimating the Value of Crop Residues. Revised 2008. htmlpdf
FS519-27Controlling Quackgrass in Direct Seeding Systems. 2000.htmlpdf
FS519-28Crop Rotations in Direct Seeding. Revised 2008. htmlpdf
FS570-4Residue Management for Successful Direct Seeding. Revised 1999.htmlpdf
FS570-5Making the Move to Direct Seeding. Revised 1999.htmlpdf
FS570-6Soil Quality and Moisture Conservation Benefits of Direct Seeding. 1996.htmlpdf
FS570-7Direct Seeding Systems: Terms, Definitions and Explanations. Revised 1999.htmlpdf
FS590-2Soil Temperature and Direct Seeding. Revised 1999.htmlpdf
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Soil Fertility
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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FS531-1Micronutrient Requirements of Crops in Alberta. Revised 1992.htmlpdf
FS531-3Minerals for Plants, Animals and Man. Revised 1998.htmlpdf
FS531-4Soil pH and Plant Nutrients. 2003.htmlpdf
FS532-3Copper Deficiency: Diagnosis and Correction. 1999.htmlpdf
FS534-1Liming Acid Soils. Revised 1996.htmlpdf
FS534-2Wood Ash - An Alternative Liming Material for Agricultural Soils. 2002.htmlpdf
FS536-1Soil Organic Matter.htmlpdf
FS537-1Home Composting. Reprint of Environment Council of Alberta fact sheet.pdf
FS538-1Manure Application and Nutrient Balance on Rangeland. 2003.htmlpdf
FS538-2Sampling Liquid Manure for Analyis. 2008. htmlpdf
FS538-3Ammonia Volatilization from Manure Application. 2008. htmlpdf
FS538-4Sampling Solid Manure for Analysis. 2008. htmlpdf
FS538/120-1Applying Manure on Perennial Forage: A Summary. Revised 2006. htmlpdf
538/120-2Applying Manure on Perennial Forage. 2006. htmlpdf
FS538/450-1Sampling Poultry Manure for Analysis. 2008. htmlpdf
090-2Use of Fertilizers, Manures and Pesticides for Sustainable Farm Management. 2008. htmlpdf
FS121/531-5Soil and Nutrient Management of Alfalfa. 2005.htmlpdf
FS130/538-1Nutrient Management on Intensively Managed Pastures. 2009.htmlpdf
FS142/532-1Irrigated Dry Bean Nutrient Requirements for Southern Alberta. Revised 2013. -UPDATE-htmlpdfmobile verion
FS142/532-2Pea Nutrient Requirements in Alberta. 2002.htmlpdf
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Fertilizers
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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FS540-1Crop Nutrition and Fertilizer Requirementshtmlpdf
FS541-1Alberta Fertilizer Guide. Revised 2004.htmlpdf
FS541-2Fertilizing Eroded Knolls.Revised 2013. -UPDATE-htmlpdfmobile version
FS542-3Phosphorus Fertilizer Application in Crop Production. Revised 2013. -UPDATE-htmlpdfmobile version
FS542-9Potassium Fertilizer Application in Crop Production. Revised 2013. -UPDATE-htmlpdfmobile version
FS542-10Sulphur Fertilizer Application in Crop Production. Revised 2013. -UPDATE-htmlpdfmobile verion
FS542-11Fall-applied Nitrogen: Risks and Benefits. Revised 2013. -UPDATE-htmlpdf
FS100/541-1Fertilizer Requirements of Irrigated Grain and Oilseed Crops. Revised 2013. -UPDATE-htmlpdfmobile version
FS112/541-1Fertilizing Irrigated Soft White Spring Wheat. 1996.htmlpdf
FS112/542-1Fertilizing Winter Wheat in Southern Alberta. 2000.htmlpdf
FS114/540-1Optimizing Barley Silage Production in Alberta. 2000.htmlpdf
FS114/540-2Agronomic and Fertilizer Management of Barley in Alberta. 2008.htmlpdf
FS127/541-1Fertilizing Grass for Hay and Pasture. 2005.htmlpdf
FS258/541-1Nutrient Recommendations for Russet Burbank Potatoes in Southern Alberta. 2010. htmlpdf
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Irrigation and Drainage
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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560-1Irrigation in Alberta. Revised 2001.
FS560-2Irrigation Management in Alberta. 2011.htmlpdf
FS560-3Land Classification for Irrigation in Alberta. 2000.htmlpdf
FS561-18Fertilizer Requirements of Irrigated Alfalfa. Revised 2001.htmlpdf
FS563-1Irrigation System Application Efficiency Values. 2011. htmlpdf
FS100/541-1Fertilizing Irrigated Grain and Oilseed Crops. 1993.htmlpdf
FS573-5Watercourse Improvement and Gully Restoration. Revised 2007.htmlpdf
FS573-6Grassed Waterway Construction. Revised 1996.htmlpdf
FS100/561-1Crop Water Use and Requirements. 2009.htmlpdf
FS100/561-2Optimum Seeding Date and Rates for Irrigated Grain and Oilseed Crops. 2011.htmlpdf
FS111/561-1Irrigation Scheduling for Silage Corn in Southern Alberta. 2012. htmlpdf
FS112/561-1Irrigation Scheduling for Winter Wheat in Southern Alberta. 2011. htmlpdf
FS112/561-2Irrigation Scheduling for Spring Wheat in Southern Alberta. 2011.htmlpdf
FS114/561-1Irrigation Scheduling for Barley in Southern Alberta. 2011. htmlpdf
FS121/561-1Irrigation Scheduling for Alfalfa Hay in Southern Alberta. 2011. htmlpdf
FS127/561-1Irrigation Scheduling for Timothy Hay in Southern Alberta. 2011.htmlpdf
FS142/561-1Irrigation Scheduling for Dry Bean in Southern Alberta. Revised 2011. htmlpdf
FS142/561-2Irrigation Scheduling for Pea in Southern Alberta. 2011. htmlpdf
FS149/561-1Irrigation Scheduling for Canola in Southern Alberta. 2011.htmlpdf
FS171/561-1Irrigation Scheduling for Sugar Beet in Southern Alberta. 2011. htmlpdf
FS258/561-1Irrigation Scheduling for Potato in Southern Alberta. 2011. htmlpdf
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Soil and Water Conservation
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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FS570-4Residue Management for Successful Direct Seeding. Revised 1999.htmlpdf
FS570-5Making the Move to Direct Seeding. Revised 2008. htmlpdf
FS570-6Soil Quality and Moisture Conservation Benefits of Direct Seeding. 1996.htmlpdf
FS570-7Direct Seeding Systems: Terms, Definitions and Explanations. Revised 1999.htmlpdf
570-8Tips and References for Owners of Small Farms and Acreages. 1998.
FS570-9Working with Ecology: Some Basic Concepts. 2006.
FS570-10Organisms in the Environment. 2006.
FS570-11Community Dynamics. 2006.
FS572-1Emergency Wind Erosion Control Measures. Revised 1998.htmlpdf
572-2An Introduction to Wind Erosion Control. Revised 1998.html
572-3An Introduction to Water Erosion Control. 1997.html
FS572-4Using Mulches for Emergency Wind Erosion Control. 2003.
FS572-5Temporary Barriers for Emergency Wind Erosion Control. 2003.
FS572-6Protecting Your Valuable Topsoil. 2003.
FS572-7Emergency Tillage for Wind Erosion Control. 2003.
FS572-8Soil Erosion Control for Higher Risk Crops. 2003.
FS573-5Grassed Watercourse Improvement and Gully Restoration. Revised 2007.htmlpdf
FS573-6Grassed Waterway Construction.htmlpdf
FS576-1Managing Nitrogen to Protect Water Quality. 2000.htmlpdf
FS576-2Managing Phosphorus to Protect Water Quality. 2000.htmlpdf
FS576-4Managing Cow-Calf Operations to Protect Water Quality. 2000.htmlpdf
FS576-5Protect Groundwater Quality - Minimize the Risks. 2000.htmlpdf
FS576-6Manure Management to Protect Water Quality. 2000.htmlpdf
576-8Getting to Know Your Watershed. 2002.pdf
577-1Building Community Partnerships...Environmental Stewardship Plans. 2003.
123/20-2Legume Green Manuring. 1993.html
FS130/14-1Range and Pasture Management When Dealing with Drought.htmlpdf
821-68Economics of Conservation Farming in the Trochu Region of Alberta. 1995.
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Reclamation
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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580-1Guide to Using Native Plants on Disturbed Lands. $30.00.purchase info
580-2Growing Native Plants of Western Canada. $30.00purchase info
580-3Establishing Native Plant Communities. $30.00.purchase info
DVD580-4Reclaiming Native Prairie. DVD format $20.00.purchase info
DVD580-5Restoring Our Native Prairie Heritage. DVD format. $20.00.purchase info
581-1Logging Private Land in Alberta. 1994.
581-2Conservation and Logging on Private Land in Alberta. 1994.html
FS420/580-1Managing Feedlot Shutdowns. 1999.htmlpdf
420/580-2Cattle Wintering Sites: Managing for Good Stewardship. 2001.html
FS641-15Control Options for Downy Brome on Prairie Reclamation Sites. Revised 2007.htmlpdf
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Soil Temperature
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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FS590-1Soil Temperature for Germination (a guide for timing seeding operations).htmlpdf
FS590-2Soil Temperature and Direct Seeding. Revised 1999.htmlpdf
 
 
 
 

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Last Reviewed/Revised on March 19, 2014.