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A simulation model of a ranch based in Southern Alberta was developed to evaluate the on-ranch economics of adopting different grazing management strategies to improve riparian health in rangeland. Under low cost scenarios, there are positive economic incentives to adopt strategies to maintain...
Economic Evaluation of Manure Management and Farm Gate Applications : A Literature Review of Environmental and Economic Aspects of Manure Management in Alberta's Livestock SectorsDownload
Livestock operations in Alberta have a significant impact on the economy. Manure is a by-product of livestock production. The review of the science on manure examined the environmental impacts of manure. These impacts include water pollution, air pollution, climate change, and soil degradation....
The formation of new industries is an important economic phenomenon, and a driving force that propels industrial development and heralds economic growth. It is important to understand the fundamentals of new industry development in order to understand how industries start and grow. This is the...
The Canadian beef industry has stated objectives of improving beef quality and consumer satisfaction while reducing unit costs of production. Suggested methods for achieving these goals include working towards value based marketing and improved information flows between different market levels...
This study examines the nature of Supply Chain Management (SCM) in the Canadian barley industry, economic theories related to SCM, identifies SCM drivers and reviews the Canadian barley marketing system. Two surveys were conducted; one on the feed barley segment of the market; another on the malt...
The structure of the Alberta hog industry has changed drastically over the past several decades. Historically, Alberta hog production was mainly comprised of many small and privately owned operations. Most hog farms continue to be privately owned and operated but the structure of Alberta's hog...
This study uses Vector Autoregressions to investigate and measure the relationship between Alberta slaughter steer prices, United States - Canada exchange rates, Texas slaughter steer prices, nearby live cattle futures prices and live animal exports to the United States (in dollars). The general...
The provincial government of Alberta in Canada experiences a significant annual revenue variability arising from changes in crude oil and natural gas prices. This research evaluated whether Alberta's non-renewable revenue risk could be managed using a derivatives hedging program. Results from a...