Zero tillage: A greener way for Canadian farms - ARCHIVED

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Zero tillage is a relatively recent innovation on Canadadian farms however, it may not always be suitable for all crop and soil conditions. Zero till practices matched appropriately to crop and field conditions have the potential to reduce agriculture's impacts on the environment and lower energy and labour costs. The main sources of data are from Statistics Canada's 2001 Farm Environmental Management Survey (FEMS) and the 2001 Census of Agriculture.

Issue Number: 2005006
Author(s): Boame, Attah
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PDFNovember 21, 2005