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New Agricultural Waste Regulation to Help Protect B.C. Water

British Columbia has announced new rules for agricultural waste management to better protect the province’s water and to give the agricultural sector more clarity...

Free Collection of Unwanted Farm Waste Pesticides in New Brunswick

Farmers in New Brunswick can help keep waterbodies in the province clean by taking advantage of a free collection of farm waste products, such...

UN Agency Releases Sustainable Agriculture Guidance Document

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has released a set of twenty inter-connected actions designed to show the impact sustainable...

ALUS Recognizes Ecosystem Services of Ont. Researcher, Producer

ALUS Canada and The W. Garfield Weston Foundation presented two Innovation Awards, each worth $10,000, during an awards presentation held at Y U Ranch in Tillsonburg,...

Water Focused BC Research Projects Win Innovation Awards

Two research projects in water-related domains have been awarded a combined $390,000 from the BC Innovation Council (BCIC). One project addresses small-scale UV purification...

ALUS Program Helps PEI Livestock Producers Protect Water

Prince Edward Island’s Alternative Land Use Service (ALUS) contributes to healthy wetlands and water bodies in the province in many ways, such as providing...

Lake Erie Action Plan to Reduce Phosphorus Loads by 40%

The governments of Canada and Ontario have released the final Lake Erie Action Plan. The plan identifies more than 120 federal, provincial, and partner actions...

Ontario Farmers to Improve Data Collection for Evaluating Drainage Tiles

The Government of Canada announced yesterday that it will support the development of new tool that can aid Ontario farmers in determining the efficacy...

Canadian Agricultural Partnership Commits $690M Climate and Water Sustainability

Yesterday, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Lawrence MacAulay, announced six federal programs under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, the largest of which invests in the sector's climate and...

Ont. Environmental Commissioner Releases 2017 GHGs Progress Report

The Office of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) has released its annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report for 2017, Ontario’s Climate Act: From Plan...

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