3 Results for 'Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada'

PR – CREATING PROFITABILITY AND LOWERING GREENHOUSE GASES: A STUDY OF SELECTED MANITOBA COW-CALF FARMS

Abstract: Agricultural greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions account for 31% of all emissions in Manitoba in 2012. With the rising trend in Canada (and in Manitoba) in these emissions, efforts are now aimed at finding ways to reduce them. Effort is ...Read More

PR – CREATING PROFITABILITY AND LOWERING GREENHOUSE GASES: A STUDY OF SELECTED MANITOBA COW-CALF FARMS

Water quality is a public health concern. Federal and provincial governments are promoting beef cattle wintering site management (WSM) practices to improve water quality. On-farm costs and benefits of these practices have not been measured. PRA Inc was contracted to ...Read More

PR – Beef Cattle Wintering Site Management (WSM) Beneficial Management Practices (BMPS): An Economic Assessment Of Benefits And Costs (p1-8)

The objective of this study is to evaluate on-farm costs and benefits of adopting Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs) to improve water quality. BMPs tested include permanent cover, buffer strips, off-stream watering and fencing riparian areas. Farms in Lower Little Bow ...Read More