Sunday, January 20, 2019

Tag: agriculture

B.C. Agriculture Receives $6M for Climate Change Adaptation Program

B.C.’s Climate Change Adaptation Program has announced $6 million in federal and provincial government support, over the next five years, through the Canadian Agricultural...

Canadian Chicken Farmers Achieve Significant Water Use Reduction

Canadian chicken farmers have reported a 45 per cent reduction in water consumption following the release of a recent lifecycle assessment by the Chicken...

New Research on Manure Infiltration of Groundwater

Add just enough fertilizer, and crops thrive. Add too much, and you may end up with contaminated surface and groundwater. That's what researchers at...

Engineered Rice with Fewer Stomata Consumes Less Water

Rice plants engineered to have fewer stomata are more tolerant to drought and resilient to future climate change, finds new research from the University...

Scientists Develop Rapid Test for Soil Nitrogen

Nitrogen is an essential nutrient for healthy agricultural crops, but when applied in excess can result in negative impacts to surface and groundwater sources. Most...

ALUS Canada Releases Details on Lake Erie Funding Plans

Following last week's announcement of new funding for Great Lakes projects, ALUS Canada has described some of the projects to which its $600,000 in...

McDonald’s Canada Adopts Sustainability Standards for Beef, Including Water

In a major nod to the quality of Canadian beef, McDonald’s Canada announced today that it will be the first company to serve Canadian beef from...

Aqua Q Launches in Canada with Smarter Drainage Solutions

Aqua Q has announced the launch of its new corporate brand in Canada focused on smarter drainage solutions. The new brand reflects a change in strategic focus of...

Researchers Develop a Tracing Method to Follow Raindrops

Meteorologists have known for some time that rainfall forecasts have flaws, as failure to take into account factors such as evaporation can affect their accuracy....

Alberta Invests $720K in Agricultural Lands for Flood Prevention

 Photo: Road washout in the Modeste subwatershed flood in August 2016. Credit: County of Wetaskiwin The Government of Alberta is investing $720,000 in farmlands through...

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