Best Management Practices - Product Catalogue

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Best Management Practices
  3. Learn More

Introduction

What is a "best management practice?"

  • a practical, affordable approach to conserving a farm's soil and water resources without sacrificing productivity

Who decides what qualifies as a best management practice?

  • a team of farmers, researchers, extension staff and agribusiness professionals.

The Best Management Practices Series is...

An award-winning series of innovative publications:

  • presenting affordable options for protecting soil and water resources on the farm;
  • supporting individual farm planning and decision-making in the short and long term;
  • harmonizing productivity, business objectives and the environment;
  • available in both English and French;
  • each book presents a range of circumstances and options to address a particular environmental concern - use the information to assess what's appropriate for your property.

Cover to cover, every BMP book will help you:

  • understand an environmental issue in context of your operation or property
  • see options for addressing an issue that work with your circumstances
  • plan and put into action farm-proven, environmentally responsible management practices
  • increase efficiencies - in resource use and production
  • improve property now and for future generations
  • demonstrate stewardship to neighbours
  • created long-term plans and sharpen day-to-day decision-making
  • enrich natural areas.

Let BMP books be your best-used, ready-reference guides.

Best Management Practices

Publication Order # Price
Best Management Practices Series: Farm and Forestry and Habitat Management BMP01 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Field Crop Production BMP02 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Soil Management BMP06 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Water Management BMP07 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Irrigation Management BMP08 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Integrated Pest Management BMP09 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management BMP10 Free
Best Management Practices Series:No-Till: Making it Work BMP11 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Water Wells BMP12 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Keeping Your Well Water Safe to Drink BMP12K Free
Best Management Practices Series: Pesticide Storage, Handling and Application BMP13 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Nutrient Management Planning BMP14 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Buffer Strips BMP15 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Manure Management BMP16 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Greenhouse Gas Reduction in Livestock Production Systems BMP17 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Agroforestry Series Vol.1 - Woodlot Management BMP18 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Streamside Grazing BMP19 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Managing Crop Nutrients BMP20 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Agroforestry Series Vol. 2 - Establishing Tree Cover BMP21 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Deadstock Disposal BMP22 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Application of Municipal Sewage Biosolids to Cropland BMP23 Free
Best Management Practices Series: A Phosphorus Primer BMP24 Free
Best Management Practices Series: Cropland Drainage BMP25 Free

Learn More


Hardcopies of publications can be ordered through ServiceOntario:

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Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: Not Available
Last Reviewed: 24 September 2014