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  • Main Outlet Drainage

    A factsheet discussing consturction and repairs to main outlet drainage for dykelands, which is handled and cost shared by Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and Agriculture and More...

  • Dykeland Ditching

    A factsheet on advantages and disadvantages of methods of dykeland ditching to control surface drainage. More...

  • Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture

    The department responsible for fostering prosperous and sustainable agricultural. More...

  • Forage Establishment - Getting it to Grow

    A factsheet on perennial forages, key agents of soil conservation and improvement and well suited to marginal lands, slopes, waterways and erosion prone soils. Includes information on choosing More...

  • Managing Saskatchewan Rangeland

    A rangeland resource management guidebook for Saskatchewan farmers with information on watering and grazing systems, livestock fencing, water requirements, water quality, and pasture watering More...

  • Golden Rules of Forage Establishment

    A list of recommendations for the best management practices for establishing forages in Saskatchewan. More...

  • Farm Structures and Handling Systems

    A service that provides detailed plans for download from a Canada wide network of agricultural engineers and livestock specialists concerned with planning, design and construction of modern farm More...

  • Holding Pond Site Selection and Design

    A factsheet for livestock operators that want to contain contaminated runoff from feedlot facilities, silage, or manure piles to prevent surface water pollution. Includes information on soils More...

  • Recommendations for the Collection and Use of Native Plants

    A resource with information on seed collection, species selection, local genotypes, weed free sources, and nursery propagation. More...

  • Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association

    The Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association is a producer-based organization that provides extension and technical support to landowners with the goal of promoting conservation production systems More...

  • Managing Your Native Prairie Parcels

    A guide for landowner with native prairie remnants. Includes information on value as habitat, assessment, setting goals, habitat improvement, and developing a management plan. Several success stories More...

  • Managing Prairie Wetlands

    A factsheet with information on the link between native prairie parcels and wetlands, and tips for wetland management. More...

  • Waterfowl Crop Damage Prevention Program - Alberta

    A program providing information and equipment for waterfowl crop damage prevention including active scaring techniques (scare cannons), and alternate feeding sources (feeding stations and lure More...

  • Saskatchewan Environment

    The department responsible for the management of natural and environmental resources including fish, wildlife, lands, forests, parks and protected areas, air, water and soil. More...

  • Flushing Bar - Saskatchewan Forage Council

    Flushing bars are supplied, delivered and installed for farmers who want to avoid harming wildlife while they are cutting their forage crops. The flushing bar consists of a square aluminum tube More...

  • Managing Manure as a Fertilizer

    A guide to using manure as a fertilizer with information on determining form and amount of each nutrient in the manure, matching application rate with crop demand, and application methods that More...

  • Composting Solid Manure

    A facsheet on the process of composting solid manure including information on challenges, methods, site selection, regulations, quality and marketing. More...

  • Irrigation Certification in Saskatchewan

    A factsheet explaining legislation and regulations related to irrigation. Includes information on irrigation certification, the irrigation act, and criteria for certification. More...

  • Irrigation in Saskatchewan

    A primer on irrigation in Saskatchewan with a number of links to relevant factsheets. More...

  • Prairie Stewardship Program

    A program with the goal of increasing awareness about the importance, value and function of riparian and native prairie ecosystems. The program offers landowner extension. Landowners voluntarily More...

  • Prairie Shores Program

    A NAWMP Program that benefits breeding ducks, provides direct benefits to Species at Risk, shorebirds and grassland songbirds through wetland habitat enhancement and securement. Case studies from More...

  • Wildlife Damage Program - Saskatchewan

    The Wildlife Damage Compensation Program is available for all Saskatchewan producers who suffer crop or livestock losses due to wildlife. The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) More...

  • Build a Nest Box

    Plans for a duck nest box. More...

  • Case Study: Ducks Unlimited Winter Cereals Program For Waterlogged Farmers

    An accelerated winter cereals program that was developed and implemented in 1999 for farmers who could not seed spring crops due to wet ground conditions in select municipalities southern Manitoba More...

  • Manitoba Forage Council

    A non-profit umbrella organization (includes producers, organizations, associations, corporations, industry and government agencies) dedicated to the promotion and development of forage crops through More...

  • Keystone Agricultural Producers

    A farm policy organization, representing and promoting the interests of agriculture and agricultural producers in Manitoba. More...

  • Manitoba Conservation

    Manitoba Conservation is the government agency responsible for managing surface and ground water resources, and fish and wildlife resources in the province. Manitoba conservation participates in More...

  • Manitoba Agriculture and Food - Regional and District Offices

    Manitoba Agriculture and Food is the primary information, technology transfer and agricultural program delivery agency for agricultural audiences in Manitoba. More...

  • Critical Wildlife Habitat Program

    A program with the goal of identifying, preserving and managing Manitoba's plants and animals with particular focus on upland areas. Current program initiatives include private land stewardship, More...

  • Adopt a Pothole - Potholes Plus Program

    A program that secures voluntary contracts/ agreements for the long term conservation of wetland habitats in southwestern Manitoba. Hen houses (artificial nesting structures) for mallards are placed More...

  • Hinterland Who's Who Factsheet: Pesticides and Wild Birds

    A factsheet on pesticides and their effects on wildlife with information on types and forms of pesticides, toxicity to birds, contamination of food sources, habitat loss, and best management More...

  • Hinterland Who's Who Factsheet: Nestboxes for Birds

    A guide for building nest boxes for waterfowl and other birds with simple designs, descriptions of the needs of different species and opportunities for monitoring and reporting. More...

  • Ducks Unlimited Canada Habitat Landowner Programs

    A program that provides technical and financial assistance to farms with the goal of restoring declining waterfowl populations and their habitats. Includes assistance to convert cultivated land to More...

  • Controlling Runoff from Confined Livestock Areas

    A factsheet with information on confined livestock areas, the potential for contamination of surface and ground water sources by runoff, and methods to prevent and dispose of runoff. More...

  • Calculating Manure Application Rates

    A factsheet with instruction on nutrient application rate calculations for optimum agricultural and environmental benefit using soil testing and manure analysis. More...

  • Farm Practices Guidelines for Pig Producers in Manitoba

    A comprehensive document with information on manure storage and handling - equipment, site selection, storage capacity, options for storage facilities, land application of manure and site selection. More...

  • Land Application of Manure

    A factsheet describing the components of manure, its use as a fertilizer, potential for soil and water contamination, concerns over winter application, and nutrient management planning. More...

  • Livestock Manure Storage

    A factsheet with information on manure storage, including environmental concerns, methods of storage, requirements by regulation and inspection. More...

  • Prairie Shelterbelt Program

    As a component of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Agri-Environment Services Branch (AAFC-AESB), the Prairie Shelterbelt Program (PSP) provides technical services and tree and shrub seedlings for More...

  • Riparian Tax Credit

    A tax incentive program designed to encourage farm operations to upgrade their management of river and stream banks and recognize those who have already done so. The tax benefit is available to More...

  • Manitoba Riparian Health Council

    A riparian health organization that promotes the coordination of programs and activities that support the sustainable use of riparian and associated lands in the agricultural landscape of Manitoba. More...

  • Manitoba Dragonfly Survey

    A volunteer based program survey dragonfly species and populations in Manitoba. A manual is available with instructions for capturing and identification of dragonflies in the summer. More...

  • Manitoba Conservation Districts

    Conservation Districts in Manitoba represent local and municipal interests working for watershed-based conservation. They are involved in delivering a variety of soil and water conservation More...

  • Waterfowl Crop Damage Prevention Program - Manitoba

    A compensation program for damage to crops by waterfowl, livestock by predators, stored hay by big game and honey and related equipment by bears. More...

  • Pasture Pumping Systems

    A factsheet on alternative livestock watering options including animal operated nose pumps, solar pumping systems, windmills, gas-powered water systems, sling pumps. Includes information on costs, More...

  • Drainage Legislation

    Information on legislation relating to drainage, including the Drainage Act, Tile Drainage Act, Agricultural Tile Drainage Installation Act. More...

  • British Columbia's Intermountain Wetlands - Stewardship Factsheets

    A series of factsheets from the Intermountain Wetland Conservation Program including information on wetlands, fens, shrub-carrs, marshes, bogs, swamps, wet meadows, shallow open water, and wetlands More...