Agricultural Waste Management Practices
On February 28, 2019, the Agricultural Waste Control Regulation was replaced by the Agricultural Environmental Management Code of Practice. This page is being updated to be consistent with the new regulation.
It is important to follow recommended beneficial practices of agricultural waste management for the health and welfare of yourself and others.
Farm Wastes to Farm Assets
The following reports explore the potential for converting agricultural waste products to farm assets and improving environmental sustainability:
- Testing Poultry Litter Biochar as a Soil Amendment for Annual Ornamental Crops (PDF, 1.5 MB)
- Social, Economic and Environmental Evaluation of Treatment Systems for Manure (PDF, 1.8 MB)
- Selection and Evaluation of Water and Wastewater Beneficial Management Practice Guide for the B.C. Mushroom Industry (PDF, 1.3 MB)
Implementing Renewable Energy On-Farm
There are various ways that a farmer may capture renewable energy on their farm. The following report investigates the feasibility of capturing solar energy on-farm: