Greenhouse gas emissions from nitrogen fertilizer were reduced by approximately 20 per cent in the Canadian government’s official 2022 greenhouse gas inventory report thanks to an update to how nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions from fertilizer are estimated. The reduction, however, will not count toward the federal government’s mandate to reduce emissions from fertilizer by 30… Read More

There is plenty going on in the agriculture world this week. On this mid-week, first week of October edition of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear from: Joshua Bourassa, researcher at the Simpson Centre at University of Calgary, on calculating and counting fertilizer emissions reductions; An FCC AgExpert product spotlight with April Popadynec; Kevin MacIsaac of United… Read More

The Canadian government is counting on a 30 per cent reduction in emissions from nitrogen fertilizer by 2030 to reach its international climate change commitments, but unless there are changes to the way emissions are calculated, it appears farming practices that are proven to reduce emissions from fertilizer would not be counted toward meeting the… Read More


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