Beneficial Management Practices: Environmental Manual for Crop Producers in Alberta - Background

 
 
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 Most agricultural producers in Alberta value the environment and feel strongly about their role as stewards of the environment. They also understand that, for their farm to remain productive and for Alberta's agricultural industry to be competitive on world markets, they need to safeguard environmental quality.

The competition for land and water resources has increased in recent decades as Alberta's population and economy have grown. This trend makes it increasingly important for everyone, including farmers, to manage these resources wisely.

Implementing BMPs suited to your farm is an important component in building and maintaining an operation that is economically sound as well as socially and environmentally responsible.

Competition for land and water resources makes it important to manage these resources wisely. Competition for land and water resources makes it important to manage these resources wisely.
Competition for land and water resources makes it important to manage these resources wisely.
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This information published to the web on November 1, 2004.
Last Reviewed/Revised on October 30, 2017.