Beneficial Management Practices:Environmental Manual forHog Producers in Alberta
These farm practices guidelines were developed for Alberta pork producers through the coopera-tion of industry, government and interested stakeholders to create greater awareness and under-standing of beneficial management practices for the environment for pork producers in Alberta.Information presented in this publication is based on the best available research data and years ofexperience. The guidelines presented are intended to provide a range of management options forhog producers of various sizes. This document is a living document and will be updatedregularly to incorporate new proven technologies and information on environmental practices.Individuals not experienced in pork production practices should not extract portions of thispublication, nor draw inference, without considering all aspects of production. These guidelinesshould not be adopted literally into legislation, in whole or in part, by any level of government.Developed by:
Alberta PorkAlberta Agriculture,Food and Rural Development
Agriculture and Agri-Food CanadaAgriculture Initiatives Western Economic Diversification FundAlberta PorkAlberta Agriculture,Food & Rural DevelopmentAlberta Environmental Sustainable AgricultureCanadian Adaptation and Rural Development Fund
Alberta PorkAlberta Agriculture,Food & Rural DevelopmentIntensive Livestock Working GroupTexas A & M UniversityLandwiseThe Wilson Law OfficeAgriculture and Agri-Food Canada,Lethbridge Research CenterAlberta EnvironmentAlberta Association of Agricultural FieldmenNatural Resources Conservation BoardPrairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration,Agriculture and Agri-Food CanadaCanadian Farm Business Management CouncilEnvironmental Law CenterAlberta Health and WellnessUniversity of AlbertaAherne Nutrition Consulting West Peake Consulting Ltd.Agviro,Inc.Prairie Swine Centre Inc.