Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Tag: agricultural runoff

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...

Regulatory & Enforcement Failures Permit Water Pollution, Increase Economic Burden

Yesterday, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), Dianne Saxe, held a webinar to provide further insight into the recently released environmental protection report, Back...

Province, Stakeholders Commit to 4R Nutrient Stewardship in Manitoba

Fertilizer Canada, the Government of Manitoba, and Keystone Agricultural Producers have renewed their partnership to promote 4R Nutrient Stewardship as the leading approach to...

Agricultural Water Management Service Provider Consolidates Portfolio

Vantage Canada has announced the acquisition of Vantage Manitoba from AgWest Ltd. The acquisition completes the nationwide portfolio for the new Vantage Canada entity that...

The Great Lakes Commission Fund Runoff Reduction Initiatives

The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) has announced that nearly $900,000 in grants have been awarded to seven U.S. organizations to reduce the runoff of sediment, nutrients,...

Saskatchewan Drainage Compliance Had a Record Year in 2017–18

A record 693 quarter sections of land were brought into drainage compliance in the 2017–18 fiscal year in Saskatchewan, the provincial government has announced....

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...

A New Report Details Phosphorus Transmission to Lake Erie

Today, the International Joint Commission (IJC) released its report, Fertilizer Application Patterns and Trends and Their Implications for Water Quality in the Western Lake...

PEI Acknowledges Successful Flood Prevention Infrastructure and Land Use Services

PEI has recognized its water successes, acknowledging its Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) program and the successful completion of flood prevention infrastructure. The Evangeline Community...

Canadian Cleantech Improves Irrigation and Crop Management Practices

Canada has announced that it will make investments, through Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), in innovative sensors and web-based platforms for better irrigation and crop management...

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