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Farm Buildings
Agdex No.TitleFormat
FS711-1Portable Windbreak Fences. 2002.htmlpdf
Farm Water
Agdex No.TitleFormat
FS716(A01)Drought Proofing Farm Water Supplies. Revised 2008. htmlpdf
716(A10)Water Wells That Last Generations. Revised 2013.htmlpdfebook
DVD716-1Water Wells That Last Generations. DVD format. $20.00.purchase info
FS716(A15)Spring Development. 2002.htmlpdf
FS716(A20)Small Earth Fill Dams. 2002.htmlpdf
Agdex No.TitleFormat
716(B01)Quality Farm Dugouts. 2002.more infoe-book
FS716(B32)Seepage Control in Dugouts. Revised 2001.htmlpdf
FS716(B34)Float Suspended Intake. Revised 2002.htmlpdf
FS716(B36)Aeration of Dugouts or Ponds with Compressed Air. Revised 2008. htmlpdf
FS716(B37)Hydrated Lime Treatment Improves Dugout Water Quality. Revised 2004.html
FS485/716-1Constructing Dugouts for Fish. Revised 2005.htmlpdf
Water systems
Agdex No.TitleFormat
FS716(C01)Farm Water Supply Requirements. Revised 2009.htmlpdf
FS716(C10)Choosing a Water Pump. Revised 1993.htmlpdf
FS716(C11)Deep Well Jet Pumps. Revised 2008.htmlpdf
FS716(C12)Shallow Well Jet Pumps. Revised 2005.htmlpdfmobile version
FS716(C14)Submersible Pumps. Revised 2007.htmlpdf
FS716(C28)Pump Houses. Revised 2008. htmlpdf
FS716(C29)Pitless Adaptors. Revised 2012.htmlpdfmobile
FS716(C31)Pressure Tanks. Revised 2005htmlpdf
FS716(C44)Pasture Pipeline Design. Revised 2000.htmlpdf
FS716(C51)Frost Free Yard Hydrants. Revised 2008.htmlpdf
FS716(C52)Automatic Livestock Waterers. Revised 2008.htmlpdf
FS400/716-2Water Analysis Interpretation for Livestock. Revised 2007.htmlpdf
FS400/716-4Pasture Watering System: A Cost Comparison. 2003.
FS400/716 (C30)Remote Pasture Water Systems for Livestock. 2007. htmlpdf
Water analysis and treatment
Agdex No.TitleFormat
FS716(D04)Chemical Analysis of Farm Water Supplies. Revised 2012.htmlpdfmobile
FS716(D11)Alternatives for Iron Removal. Revised 2015htmlpdf
FS716(D12)Shock Chlorination and Control of Iron Bacteria. Revised 2007.htmlpdf
FS716(D14)Removing Hydrogen Sulphide Gas from Water. Revised 2008.htmlpdf
FS716(D18)Dissolved Gases in Well Water. Revised 2006. htmlpdf
FS716(D32)Water Softening. Revised 2011.htmlpdf
FS716(D36)Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment. Revised 2012.htmlpdfmobile
FS716(D43)Small Water Filters for Taste, Odour and Sediment Removal. Revised 2011. htmlpdf
FS716(D62)Water Distillers. Revised 2011. htmlpdf
FS716(D63)Methane Gas in Well Water. 2006. htmlpdf
FS400/716-1Water Requirements for Livestock. Revised 2005.htmlpdf
FS400/716-2Water Analysis Interpretation for Livestock. Revised 2007. htmlpdf
FS400/716-4Pasture Watering System: A Cost Comparison. 2003.
Livestock Buildings and Equipment
Agdex No.TitleFormat
FS720-1Evaluating Livestock Housing Environments: Principles of Measuring Indoor Air Quality. 2007.
FS720-2Evaluating Livestock Housing Environments: Instruments for Measuring Indoor Air Quality. 2007.
FS720-3Evaluating Livestock Housing Environments: Optimizing Ventilation Performance. 2007.
721-7Milkhouse Floors. Revised 2002.htmlpdf
724-6Fencing with Electricity. $10.00.purchase info
FS726-1Silo Gas (N02) Safety. 2004.htmlpdf
727-1Meat Processing Facilities in Alberta. $50.00.purchase info
FS729-1Earthen Manure Storage Seepage. 2001.htmlpdf
FS729-2Methane (CH4) Safety. 2004.htmlpdf
729-3Solid-Liquid Separation of Livestock Manure. 2008.
FS729-4Ammonia Emissions from Confined Feeding Operations (CFOs): Control and Mitigation. 2008. htmlpdf
FS420/721-1Bedding Without Straw. Revised 2009.htmlpdf
420/723-1Corrals for Handling Beef Cattle. $12.00.purchase info
DVD420-723-2Cattle Handling: Psychology of a Cow. DVD format. $20.00purchase info
460/722-1Horse Handling Facilities. $15.00.purchase info
492/723-1Bison Handling Facilities. $15.00.purchase info
DVD492/723-2Handling Bison: Safely and Effectively. DVD format. $25.00purchase info
Crop Buildings and Equipment
Agdex No.TitleFormat
731-5Hobby Greenhouses in Alberta. $8.00.purchase info
732-15Home Vegetable Storage. $3.00.purchase info
736-9Solar Grain Drying.htmlpdf
FS736-13Management of Cereal Grain in Storage.htmlpdf
736-14Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Precooling for Market Gardeners in Alberta. 2002.htmlpdf
Field Machinery
Agdex No.TitleFormat
FS740-4Shop Work Orders for Farm Machinery Repairs. Revised 2008. htmlpdf
FS743-1Liquid Manure Injection Systems: Performance Evaluation. 2005.htmlpdf
086-1Make it Safe. Make it Visible...Safe Transport of Farm Equipment on Highways. Revised 2009. html
Farm Power
Agdex No.TitleFormat
FS768-1Anaerobic Digesters. Revised 2008. htmlpdf
FS768-2Anaerobic Digesters: Frequently Asked Questions. Revised 2014. -UPDATE-htmlpdfmobile
FS768-3Biogas Energy Potential in Alberta. Revised 2011.htmlpdf
FS768-4Integrating Biogas, Confined Feedlot Operations and Ethanol Production. Revised 2014htmlpdf
FS768-5Biogas: Cleaning and Uses. 2008. htmlpdf
FS768-6Economic Feasibility of Anaerobic Digesters. 2008. htmlpdf
769-1Farm Fuel Storage and Handling. 2008.htmlpdf
FS452/771-1Save Hundreds on Your Energy Costs: Lighting for Broiler Chicken Barns. 2003.
Shop and Mechanics
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Other Documents in the Series

  General Publications
Crops Publications
Horticulture Publications
Agro-Forestry Publications
Beekeeping Publications
Livestock Publications
Soils and Water Publications
Insects, Diseases, Weeds and Pests Publications
Agricultural Engineering Publications - Current Document
Economics and Marketing Publications
Local Food Industry
Rural Development Publications
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This information published to the web on May 17, 2002.
Last Reviewed/Revised on March 20, 2015.