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Ag-Environmental ISSUES in Ontario
linked to Programs 1986-1997

 
Development of Methods to Evaluate Soil Quality Soil Erosion Measurement
Monitoring and Mapping Soil Resources Agriculture and Water Quality
Drinking Water Quality Pesticides & Water Quality
Livestock Water Supply Waste Water Treatment
Nutrient Management Manure: General
Manure: N & C Dynamics Manure Management and Water Quality
Horticulture Crops: Soil Management Greenhouse Management
Cropping Systems: General Cropping Systems: Effect on Water Quality
Cropping Systems: Effect on Soil Properties Cropping Systems: Demonstrations
Pest Management - Field Crops Pest Management - Horticultural Crops
Wetland Management or Construction Woodlots & Shelterbelts
Agriculture and Wildlife Community Supported Agriculture
On-farm Research Methods

 

Program Codes

ESI Environmental Sustainability Initiative GP/R Green Plan Research
GLWQP Great Lakes Water Quality Program LS I/II Land Stewardship Program
NSCP National Soil Conservation Program RCC Rural Conservation Clubs, Green Plan
SQEP Soil Quality Evaluation Program, NSCP WWW Woodlands, Wetlands & Wildlife Program
 
Development of Methods to Evaluate Soil Quality
Program Project
LS1 7016 Response of the Soil Microflora and Fauna to Spring Plowing of Zerotill and Pasture Soils
SQEP 4 Benchmark Sites for Assessing Soil Quality
SQEP 7 Evaluating Soil Organic Matter Changes
SQEP 9 Assessing Change in Soil Physical Quality
ESI 5 University of Guelph - Soil Research
NSCP E Methodologies for Assessing Soil Structure and for Predicting Crop Response to Changes in Soil Quality
NSCP J Response of earthworms, soil biota, and soil structure to agricultural practices in corn, soybean, and cereal rotations
GP/R 1.7 Soil Organisms as Bioindicators of Agronomic Practices
GP/R 1.11 Measuring Soil Microbial Populations by Analysis of Their Phospholipid Signatures
GP/R 3.1 Development of Standard Methodologies: Resident Biomass and Organic Carbon
GP/R 3.2 Development of Standard Methodologies: Resident Biomass and Organic Carbon
GP/R 3.3 Development of Standard Methodologies: Bio-indicators and Methodologies to Quantify Soil Quality
RCC 73 Soil Life Demonstration Project
 
Soil Erosion Measurement
SQEP 6 Water Erosion Prediction and Assessment
NSCP CA1 The Relationship between Landscape Position, Tillage Practices, and Soil Loss: Model Development
GP/R 3.8 State of Resources: Monitoring Soil Loss and Redistribution Using 137Cs
 
Monitoring and Mapping Soil Resources
SQEP 1 A Conceptual Framework for Soil Quality Assessment and Monitoring
SQEP 2 Soil and Environmental Quality Analysis and Assessment
SQEP 3 A Land Use Analysis & Monitoring System for Soil Quality Assessment
SQEP 12 Industrial Organic Compounds in Selected Canadian Municipal Sludges and Agricultural Soils
GP/R 3.4 Assessing the State of Agricultural Resources: Improving the Land Resource Database
GP/R 3.5 State of Resources: Proposal for the Upgrade of Soil Survey Information in Oxford County
GP/R 3.6 State of Resources: Development and Application of Standardized Methodology for Sampling Soil Landscape Polygons
GP/R 3.7 State of Resources: Development and Testing of "State of Agricultural Resources" A Reporting and Monitoring Methodology for Ontario
GP/R 3.9 Development and Application of a Computerized System to Manage, Use and Distribute Data Collected by Green Plan Monitoring Research Projects
GP/R 3.11 State of Resources: Improving the Land Resource data base - Waterloo Region
 
Agriculture and Water Quality
NSCP G Rainfall simulator - Grid Lysimeter System for Preferential Solute Transport Studies Using Large, Intact Soil Blocks
NSCP A Effect of Macropores on Contaminant Transport to Tile Drains
GLWQ_14 Summary Technical Report: Regional Agricultural Practices and Their Potential for Land and Water Contamination
GP/R 3.10 Partitioning of Solutes from Agricultural Fields within the Hydrologic System at Two Sites in Southern Ontario and the Subsequent Impact on Adjacent Aquatic Ecosystems
 
Drinking Water Quality
ESI Ontario Farm Groundwater Quality Survey
LMAP 6 Ontario Farm Groundwater Quality Survey II
LMAP 8.6 A Study of the Seasonal Variation in Well-Water Contamination, and Survey the Health of Farm Families Drinking Water Contaminated with Nitrate or Bacteria
RCC 12 Development and Demonstration of Approaches to Manage Drinking Water Quality on the Farm
RCC 21 Well Steward Conservation Club Demonstration Project
 
Pesticides and Water Quality
SQEP 10 Prediction of Agrochemical Migration
GLWQP_1 Pesticide Contamination of Surface Waters Draining Agricultural Fields: Pesticide Contamination Classification and Abatement Measures
GLWQP_2 Physical Chemistry Parameters That Control Pesticide Persistence and Leaching in Watershed Soils
GLWQP_3 Transport and Dissipation Pathways of Pesticides in Upland Watersheds Employing Conventional and Conservation Tillage in Ontario
GLWQP_5 Occurrence and Fate of Selected Agricultural Pesticides in Water and Sediments of Lake Erie Coastal Marshes
GLWQP_6 Predicting Pesticide Migration Through Soils of the Great Lakes Basin
GLWQP_7 Atmospheric Transfer of Agrochemicals
GLWQP_8 Soil Persistence of Atrazine, Metolachlor and Metribuzin as Influenced by Temperature, Soil Moisture and Soil Characteristics
GLWQP_11 Fate of Agricultural Chemicals in Soil, Ground Water and Agricultural Drainage Water Under Farm Conditions
GLWQP_13 A Protocol for Monitoring and Assessment of Water Quality in Agricultural Streams Using Benthic Invertebrates
 
Livestock Water Supply
LSII 32 Grey-Dufferin Community Pasture
LSII 48 Alternate Water Supply
LSII 107 Yeoman's Feedlot Cleanup Project
RCC 23 Solar Powered Watering Facilities
 
Waste Water Treatment
LSII 28 Renfrew County Environmental Demonstration Site
RCC 3 Constructed Wetland Facility - Belle River
RCC 8 Manure Management for Swine - Essex Manure Management Club
RCC 24 Pilot Constructed Wetland Project -South Nation River Conservation Authority
RCC 29 The Use of Vegetative Filter Strips to Treat Beef Feedlot and Yard Runoff - Ontario Cattlemen's Association
 
Nutrient Management
LS 7017 Cropping and Soil Management Effects on the Dynamics of Crop Residue Derived-N on the Coarse Textured Soils in Southern Ontario
LS 7018 Nitrogen Research with Corn Using Conservation Tillage
LS 7020 Nitrogen Conserving Farm Systems
NSCP D Influence of Soil Management Systems on Soil Quality: Potentially Mineralizable Nitrogen
LSII 26 Soil Doctor
LSII 29e Nitrogen Test Survey
LSII 59 Use of Cover Crops for Nitrogen Management
LSII 89 Nitrogen Management for Corn Following Red Clover
LSII 100 Nitrogen Budget of Farms in Huron County
LMAP 4.3 Influence of Soil Texture and Tillage-Induced Changes on the Susceptibility of Legume-N to Leaching
GLWQP_09 Integrated Soil, Crop and Water Management System to Abate Herbicide and Nitrate Contamination of the Great Lakes: Herbicides
GP/R 2.5 To Obtain Information on Variable Rate Technology for Nitrogen Application and Determine the Feasibility of Implementing this Production Tool
RCC 36 Fertilizer Placement With No-Till - Arcadia Cooperative Group
 
Manure: General
GP/R 1.1 Current State of the Art on Manure/Nutrient Management
GP/R 1.10 Assessment of the influence of manures for the control of soilborne pests including nematodes, fungi and bacteria
 
Manure: N & C Dynamics
NSCP B The Evaluation of Three Manure Composting Methods for Nitrogen Conservation Environmental Impact, Crop Growth Response and Operating and Maintenance Costs
LSII 74 Composting Poultry Manure with a Passive Aeration Windrow System
LMAP 13/94 The Transformation Rates of Inorganic Nitrogen in Animal Manure Into Plants and Soil Organic Matter and its Re-Release From Soil Organic Matter
GP/R 1.2 Nitrogen & Carbon Transformations in Conventionally-Handled Livestock Manures
GP/R 1.3 Manure Composting Techniques: Understanding N and C Conservation
GP/R 1.4 Transformations in Soil: Crop Response to Nitrogen in Manures with Widely Different Characteristics
 
Manure Management and Water Quality
LSII 40 Oxford Manure Application Study
LSII 66 Field Drainage Tile Water Quality Study
LSII 99 Renfrew Manure Analysis, Sampling & Spreader Calibration Project
LSII 113 Managing Cover Crops and Tillage to Conserve Nitrogen following Manure Applications
NSCP B Manure Management to Sustain Water Quality
GLWQP_10 The Effects of Livestock Manure Application and Management on Surface Water Quality
GP/R 1.5 Impact of Manure Application Methods on Water Quality, Focusing on Nitrogen and Bacteria Transport in Soil
GP/R 2.2 Investigating Methods of Integrating Liquid Manures into a Cropping System and the Effect on Soil and Water Quality
RCC 7 Manure Management in High Residue Applications - Charing Cross Conservation Club
 
Manure Management and Water Quality
LSII 43 Soil Rehabilitation After Land Levelling
SQEP 11 Industrial Organic Compounds in Selected Canadian Municipal Sludges and Agricultural Soils
GP/R 1.6 Closed Loop Recycling - Composted Biodegradable Organic Urban Waste Application on Agricultural Lands
RCC 26 Screening of Biosolids Approved for Land Utilization in Corn - Dundas Soil and Crop Improvement Association
RCC 28 Improved Placement & Utilization of Biosolids in a Conservation Cropping System - Halton Conservation Club
 
Horticulture Crops: Soil Management
LS 7005 Crop Rotations and Cover Crop Effects on Erosion Control, Tomato Yields and Soil Properties in Southwestern Ontario
LS 7009 A Cover Cropping Strategy for First Early Potato Production
LS 7019 Impact of Soil Compaction on the Production of Processing Vegetables and Other Cash Crops
LSII 60 The Impact of Alternative Drainage Methods on Water Effluent Quality and Quantity of Niagara's Concord and Niagara Grapes
LSII 87 Cover Crop Management for Vegetable Production
LSII 102 Feasibility of Using Permanent Grass Cover in Vineyards
GP/R 2.7 Crop Rotations and Cover Crop Effects on Erosion Control, Tomato Yields and Soil Properties in Southwestern Ontario
RCC 13 Introducing No-Till Systems into Crop Rotation Based upon Tomato Production - Kent County Vegetable Growers Association
 
Greenhouse Management
LSII 72 Management Practices Supporting Environmental Sustainability for Greenhouse Vegetable Production
LSII 91 Management Practices Supporting Environmental Sustainability for Greenhouse Flower Production
 
Cropping Systems: General
LS 7008 Differences in Soil Conservation between Operator-Owned and Rented Land
LSII 71 Review of No-till Information for Ontario: Corn, Soybeans, Winter Wheat
RCC 20 Farming for Maximum Efficiency and Environmental Sustainability - Innovative Farmers of Ontario
 
Cropping Systems:Effect on Water Quality
NSCP F The Effect of Soil Quality on Field Scale Runoff under Conventional and Conservation Tillage Systems
LMAP 16/94 Maintenance Program for Three Southwestern Ontario Watersheds, 1993 - 94
LMAP 16/95 Maintenance Program for Three Southwestern Ontario Watersheds, 1994 - 95
GP/R 1.8 Effect of Controlled Drainage/Subirrigation on Tile Drainage Water Quality and Crop Yields at the Field Scale
GP/R 2.3 Environmental Effects of Conservation and Conventional Cropping Systems
GP/R 2.6 Measuring the Effect of Crop Residue or Live Cover Crops in Conservation Tillage Systems on Soil and Water Quality
RCC 5 Upper Avon River Rural/Urban Conservation Club - Upper Avon River Conservation Club
 
Cropping Systems:Effect on Soil Properties
LS 7002 Management of Fine Textured Poorly Drained Soils for Intensive Agriculture
LS 7004 Soil Stewardship Cropping Systems for Corn & Soybean Production in Ontario
LS 7006 Management of Fine Textured Poorly Drained Soils for Intensive Agriculture: Characterization of a Forage Factor Which Enhances the Growth of Corn in Rotation - Part I
LS 7007 Management of Fine Textured Poorly Drained Soils for Intensive Agriculture: Characterization of a Forage Factor Which Enhances the Growth of Corn in Rotation - Part II
LS 7011 Crop Rotation Effects on Crop Yields and Soil Properties in Southwestern Ontario
LS 7012 Improving the Degraded Structure of Fine Textured Soils with Deep Tillage and Grass and Legume crops
LS 7013 Improving the Degraded Structure of a Clay Loam Soil with Deep Tillage and Grass and Legume Crops
LS 7015 Crop Production with a No-Traffic Tillage System
NSCP F Literature Review Pertaining to Buffer Strips
NSCP K Crop Residue Decomposition and Organic Matter Dynamics in Alternative Management Systems on Coarse Textured Soils
GP/R 2.4 Determining the Factors Responsible for, and Methods to Overcome the Limitations of Conservation Cropping Systems on Clay Soils
 
Cropping Systems: Demonstrations
LSII 7 Conservation Technology and Practices in the Cultivation of Canola
LSII 22a Soil Conditioning for No-till Systems
LSII 22b Economic Conservation Yield Monitoring Program
LSII 29a Tillage and Yield Study Group
LSII 29d Rye Cover Crop in Corn
LSII 35 No-till Demonstrations
LSII 58 Tillage Requirements for Corn and Soybeans Following Soybeans
LSII 61 No-till Demonstrations and Trials
LSII 65 Evaluation of No-till in Corn and Soybeans
LSII 80 On-farm Demonstrations and Trials
LSII 81 Comparison of No-till Planting Equipment
LSII 105 No-till Equipment for Brookston Clay
LSII 106 No-till Systems for Brookston Clay
LSII 115 Evaluation of Corn Hybrids under Ridge-till, Zone-till and Coventional Tillage Systems
RCC 2 "Para-Tillage": A Jump Starter for a Conservation Tillage Program - South Lambton Conservation Tillage Club
RCC 9 Forages for Soil and Profit - Renfrew Soil and Crop Improvement Association
RCC 14 Ridge Till and Strip Cropping Field Days: Comparison of Strip Cropping with Field Cropping Management - Ontario Ridge Till and Strip Cropping Club
RCC 10 Wilkesport Conservation Club - Wilkesport Conservation Club
RCC 15 Pre-Tillage Equipment Evaluation on Cereal (Winter Wheat) Stubble - Middlesex Pre-Till Club
RCC 22 Variable Input Application - Kent Precision Farming Club
RCC 27 Conservation Farming for Profit - Peel Soil Conservation Club
RCC 30 Conservation Farming - Wellington County Conservation Club
RCC 34 Reduced Tillage in Spring & Winter Canola Production - Ontario Canola Growers' Association
 
Pest Management - Field Crops
LSII 23 No-Till Demonstration Plot
LSII 29c Band Spraying
LSII 63 Band Spraying, Inter-row cultivation, and Sidedress Nitrogen Application for Corn in Eastern Ontario
LSII 70 Evaluation of a Vegetation Detecting Weed Sprayer
GLWQP_4 Integrated Soil, Crop and Water Management System to Abate Herbicide and Nitrate Contamination of the Great Lakes: Herbicides
GLWQP_12 Reduced Chemical Input Systems for Improved Water Quality
RCC 1 Long Term Economical & Environmental Feasibility Study of Using a Vegetation Detecting Sprayer for Weed Control in Conservation Cropping - Rondeau Agricultural Conservation Corporation
RCC 6 Integrated Weed Control, Nutrient Management and Reduced Tillage in Corn and Soybeans - Carleton Soil & Crop Improvement Association
RCC 17 Management of Corn Rootworms on Farms by Monitoring Eggs - Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph
 
Pest Management - Horticultural Crops
RCC 4 Alternative Methods for Colorado Potato Beetle Control - Southwestern Ontario Potato Beetle Club
RCC 18 Non-Chemical Methods of Control of the Colorado Potato Beetle in Potatoes - Ontario Potato Pest Management Club
RCC 33 Water & Chemical Management Systems for the Turfgrass Industry -Guelph Turfgrass Institute/University of Guelph
 
Wetland Management or Construction
LS 7010 To Investigate the Establishment, Subsequent Growth and Erosion Control Potential of Certain Tree & Shrub Species on Gully and Stream
LMAP 6 Land Use Adjacent to Southern Ontario Wetlands
LMAP 7 Computer Simulation of BMPs
LMAP 14/94 Environmental Monitoring of Agricultural Constructed Wetlands - A Provincial Study
WWW 3W Program - 10 Demonstration Projects
RCC 3 Constructed Wetland Facility - The Belle River Conservation Club
RCC 19 Ontario Land Care - Extension Project Sites -Ducks Unlimited Canada
RCC 25 Grumble Hill Farm Constructed Wetland - South Simcoe Conservation Club
 
Woodlots & Shelterbelts
LS 7000 Agroforestry Research and Development
LS 7003 Agroforestry Research in Ontario
LS 7014 Farm Shelterbelt Design and Demonstration
WWW 3W Program - 10 Demonstration Projects
RCC 32 The Effect of Different Maple Bush Management Techniques on Tree Growth - Association des producteurs francophones d'acÚriculture de l'Ontario
 
Agriculture and Wildlife
LSII 87 Cover Crop Management for Vegetable Production
LMAP 9 The Development Of An Ontario Goose Depredation Survey Project
LMAP 10 Wildlife Habitat Enhancement on the Farm
GP/R 1.9 A Literature Review on Wildlife Habitats in Agricultural Landscapes
WWW 3W Program - 10 Demonstration Projects
 
Community Supported Agriculture
RCC 11 The Community Supported Agriculture Project - Community Supported Agriculture Project
 
On-farm Research Methods
GP/R 2.1 Literature Review of On-Farm Research Design and Data Evaluation Methods; 
adapted from David Morris, "An Approach to Technology Transfer within the Canada-Ontario Green Plan" - April 1995

 

 

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