Research Facilities and Equipment
NCLE has access to extensive facilities, equipment and land base to support fundamental and applied research that addresses environmental, economic, and social issues related to livestock production.

Manure & Agricultural By-Products Storage, Handling, & Processing Facility

This facility is designed to enable on-farm processing and utilization of liquid and solid agricultural by-products from livestock production, such as manure and mortalities, as well as from fibre and biofuel processing - adding value to materials that are otherwise viewed as "waste."
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Long Term Manure and Crop Management Field Laboratory

The long term trial at this site, established in 2007 and anticipated to span up to 15 years, is a Field Laboratory where researchers can investigate various parameters within the existing study design. Researchers can also access soil, manure and plant samples from this trial stored in our archive facility.

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Trace Gas Manitoba (TGAS MAN) Greenhouse Gas Field Emission Site

Electronic environmental monitoring equipment TGAS MAN represents the only site in Western Canada supporting the technology for continuous year-round measurement of nitrous oxide, methane and carbon dioxide emissions from agricultural fields. This site also contains intensive weather monitoring equipment for year-round data on air temperature, soil temperature to 100cm, soil moisture, precipitation, humidity, solar flux and wind speed.               

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Long Term Sample and Data Archive

This archive houses long term storage of feed, manure, soil, water and crop samples, weather and management data, other research data for use on a per-project basis.

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