Larney, Francis, Ph.D.

Research Scientist


Contact Information:

5403 - 1 Avenue South
PO Box 3000
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4B1
Telephone: 403-317-2216
Fax: 403-382-3156
Email: francis.larney@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Soil conservation for dryland and irrigated cropping systems;
  • Tillage and crop rotations;
  • Feedlot manure nutrient management especially composting;
  • Soil reclamation;
  • Soil erosion and productivity;

Current Projects:

  • Irrigated cropping systems for sustainable management
  • Optimum organic amendment rates for topsoil substitution in oil wellsite reclamation
  • Vegetative and soil responses to drilling mud application on native prairie
  • Develop new treatment technologies for organic wastes to enhance their economic value, conserve nitrogen and reduce phosphorus content, and minimize the environmental and health risks of the product.
  • Develop new and improved handling and application practices and technologies to enhance nutrient use efficiency and reduce the environmental and health risks from organic residues.

Affiliations:

  • Editor, Canadian Journal of Soil Science

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2016

  • Stoeckli, J., Thomas, B.W., Hao, X., Larney, F.J., Chantigny, M.H., and Goyer, C. (2016). "Water-extractable organic C, ammonium and nitrate dynamics over two non-growing seasons in response to cover crop species and fertilizer source.", 2016 Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Grand Prairies, AB, Canada, February 16-18, 2016. (Abstract)

2015

  • Beres, B.L., Pageau, D., Dion, Y., Turkington, T.K., Lupwayi, N.Z., Larney, F.J., Ellert, B.H., and Smith, E.G. (2015). "Rotational Diversity Effects in a Cereal-Based Cropping System.", Botany 2015, Shaw Convention Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 25-29, 2015.
  • Beres, B.L., Pageau, D., Dion, Y., Turkington, T.K., Lupwayi, N.Z., Larney, F.J., Ellert, B.H., and Smith, E.G. (2015). "Rotational diversity effects in a cereal-based cropping system.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science. (Abstract)
  • Chantigny, M.H., Angers, D.A., Rochette, P., Larney, F.J., Bittman, S., Hunt, D.E., and Lapen, D.R. (2015). "Overwinter transformation and fate of fall-applied manure nitrogen. (https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/wastetoworth/182071/)", Waste to Worth: Spreading Science and Solutions, Seattle, WA, USA, March 31-April 3, 2015, Keynote speaker.
  • Hao, X., Larney, F.J., Ellert, B.H., Alexander, T.W., and McAllister, T.A. (2015). "Co-composting cattle feedlot manure with construction and demolition waste.", International Compost Conference, Beijing, China, November 22-25, 2015. (Abstract)
  • Khakbazan, M., Huang, J., Larney, F.J., Berry, N., and Pearson, D.C. (2015). "Soil quality and profitability effects of conventional and conservation irrigated potato rotation systems in western Canada.", 70th Soil and Water Conservation Society Conference, Greensboro, NC, USA, July 26-29, 2015.
  • Khakbazan, M., Larney, F.J., Mohr, R.M., Huang, J., and Berry, N. (2015). "Economics of conventional and sustainable irrigated potato production systems.", Soils and Crops Workshop 2015, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, March 16-17, 2015, Oral presentation.
  • McAllister, T.A., Sura, S., Larney, F.J., Cessna, A.J., Amarakoon, I.D., Tymensen, L.D., Charest, J., Olson, A.F., Headley, J.V., and Zvomuya, F. (2015). "The Fate of Antimicrobial Residues in Livestock Manure.", Manure Management Update 2015, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, January 19, 2015.
  • McAllister, T.A., Xu, S., Larney, F.J., Reuter, T.R., and Stanford, K. (2015). "A green goodbye to dead stock: Historical linkages of dead stock composting research in Lethbridge over 20 years.", 3rd Annual Biology Graduate Research Symposium, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, January 30, 2015.

2014

  • Amarakoon, I.D., Sura, S., Zvomuya, F., Cessna, A.J., Larney, F.J., and McAllister, M. (2014). "Microwave-assisted extraction of chlortetracycline, sulfamethazine and tylosin. Abstr. Poster presentation.", 57th Annual Manitoba Soil Science Society Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, February 6-7, 2014.
  • Amarakoon, I.D., Sura, S., Zvomuya, F., Larney, F.J., Cessna, A.J., and McAllister, T.A. (2014). "Dissipation of chlortetracycline, sulfamethazine and tylosin in manure-amended soil following field application of beef cattle manure.", EmCon 2014: 4th Int. Conf. on Occurrence, Fate, Effects & Analysis of Emerging Contaminants in the Environment, Iowa City, IA, USA, August 19-22, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Amarakoon, I.D., Zvomuya, F., Sura, S., Larney, F.J., Cessna, A.J., and McAllister, T.A. (2014). "Persistence of excreted veterinary antimicrobials in soils amended with beef cattle manure.", Manitoba Environmental Industries Association, Winnipeg, Canada.
  • Beres, B.L., Pageau, D., Dion, Y., Turkington, T.K., Lupwayi, N.Z., Larney, F.J., Ellert, B.H., and Smith, E.G. (2014). "Rotational Diversity Effects in a Triticale-Based Cropping System.", ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meeting 2014, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 2-5, 2014.
  • Chantigny, M.H., Larney, F.J., Bittman, S., Lapen, D.R., Angers, D.A., Rochette, P., and Hunt, D.W.A. (2014). "Transformation and fate of fall-applied nitrogen as a function of winter conditions – a mujlti-site experiment.", 18th Nitrogen Workshop. The nitrogen challenge: Building blueprint for nitrogen use efficiency and food security, Lisbon, Portugal, June 30-July 3, 2014. (Poster)
  • Charest, J., Sheedy, C., Tymensen, L.D., Jokinen, C.C., and Larney, F.J. (2014). "Water Quality in Alberta’s Irrigation Districts 2011 to 2015: 2013 Progress Report.", in Charest, J., Olson, B., Kalischuk, A., and Gross, D. (eds.) - Water Quality in Alberta’s Irrigation Districts 2011 to 2015: 2013 Progress Report, Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Edmonton, AB, Canada, pp. 29-83.
  • Hao, X. and Larney, F.J. (2014). "Calgary project recycles construction waste materials.", Western Producer, 2014(December 25), pp. 11.
  • Hao, X., Hill, B.D., Caffyn, P.R., Travis, G.R., Olsen, P.A., Larney, F.J., McAllister, T.A., and Alexander, T.W. (2014). "Co-composting of beef cattle feedlot manure with construction and demolition waste.", 51st Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Calgary, AB, Canada, February 12-14, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Hao, X., Hill, B.D., Caffyn, P.R., Travis, G.R., Olson, A.F., Larney, F.J., McAllister, T.A., and Alexander, T.W. (2014). "Co-composting of beef cattle feedlot manure with housing construction waste for value-added organic fertilizer.", 51st Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Calgary, AB, Canada, February 12-14, 2014, pp. 30. (Abstract)
  • Hao, X., Larney, F.J., Alexander, T.W., and McAllister, T.A. (2014). "Co-composting beef cattle feedlot manure with construction & demolition (C&D) waste.", ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meeting 2014, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 2-5, 2014, Oral presentation. (Abstract)
  • Larney, F.J. (2014). "Adding longevity to soil health.", Potatoes in Canada, 2014(March), pp. 24-25.
  • Larney, F.J. (2014). "Adding longevity to soil health.", Top Crop Manager (Western edition), 40(5), pp. 48-50.
  • Larney, F.J. (2014). "Ask the Pro. Question: Should producers consider using compost on irrigated land?", Irrigating Alberta, 18(2), pp. 12.
  • Larney, F.J. and Miller, J.J. (2014). "Researcher perfects compost recipe.", Western Producer, 2014(December 25), pp. 10-11.
  • Larney, F.J., Li, L., Lupwayi, N.Z., Angers, D.A., Pearson, D.C., and Blackshaw, R.E. (2014). "Irrigated crop rotations: soil quality.", Irrigated Crop Production Update, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, January 21-22, 2014.
  • Larney, F.J., Li, L., Lupwayi, N.Z., Angers, D.A., Pearson, D.C., and Blackshaw, R.E. (2014). "Soil quality changes over 12 years of conservation management on irrigated crop rotations in southern Alberta.", Canadian Geophysical Union-Canadian Society of Soil Science (CGU/CSSS) Joint Annual Meeting, Banff, AB, Canada, May 4-8, 2014, Poster. (Abstract)
  • Larney, F.J., Li, L., Pearson, D.C., Blackshaw, R.E., and Balasubramanian, P.M. (2014). "Conservation management practices and rotations for irrigated dry bean production in southern Alberta.", ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meeting 2014, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 2-5, 2014.
  • Larney, F.J., Olson, A.F., Miller, J.J., and Tovell, B.C. (2014). "Soluble salts, copper and zinc in simulated rain runoff from beef cattle manure compost windrows.", 51st Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Calgary, AB, Canada, February 12-14, 2014, pp. 29. (Abstract)
  • Lupwayi, N.Z., Harker, K.N., Larney, F.J., Blackshaw, R.E., and O'Donovan, J.T. (2014). "Correlating soil microbial properties with crop yields in the Canadian prairies: two case studies.", Soil's Role in Restoring Ecosystem Services Conference, Sacramento, CA, USA, March 6-9, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Lupwayi, N.Z., Larney, F.J., Pearson, D.C., Kanashiro, D.A., and Blackshaw, R.E. (2014). "Shifts in soil microbial community structure after 12 years of conservation management on irrigated crop rotations.", 51st Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Calgary, AB, Canada, February 12-14, 2014, pp. 37. (Abstract)
  • Melody, C., Larney, F.J., and Schmidt, O. (2014). "Isotopic analysis of earthworms after large one-time remedial organic residue applications to artificially eroded soils including a comparison of A. turgida and A. tuberculata. Poster presentation.", 10th International Sympsium Earthworm Ecology, Athens, GA, USA, June 22-27, 2014.
  • Miller, J.J., Beasley, B.W., Drury, C.F., Zebarth, B.J., Bremer, E., Hao, X., and Larney, F.J. (2014). "Influence of long-term composted or stockpiled feedlot manure application on crop and soil.", Canadian Geophysical Union-Canadian Society of Soil Science (CGU/CSSS) Joint Annual Meeting, Banff, AB, Canada, May 4-8, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Miller, J.J., Beasley, B.W., Hao, X., Larney, F.J., and Drury, C.F. (2014). "Transport of chemicals through intact soil cores amended with composted or stockpiled feedlot manure with wood-chip or straw bedding.", 51st Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Calgary, AB, Canada, February 12-14, 2014, pp. 31. (Abstract)
  • Sura, S., Degenhardt, D., Cessna, A.J., Larney, F.J., Olson, A.F., and McAllister, T.A. (2014). "Transport of three veterinary antimicrobials from feedlot pens via simulated rainfall runoff.", SETAC North America 35th Annual Meeting, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 9-13, 2014, Oral Presentation.
  • Sura, S., Degenhardt, D., Cessna, A.J., Larney, F.J., Olson, A.F., and McAllister, T.A. (2014). "Transport of three veterinary antimicrobials in combined surface runoff and leachate from windrows of composting cattle manure.", SETAC North America 35th Annual Meeting, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 9-13, 2014. (Poster)
  • Sura, S., Degenhardt, D., Peru, K.M., Bailey, J., Cessna, A.J., Larney, F.J., McAllister, T.A., and Headley, J.V. (2014). "Analysis of veterinary antimicrobials in stockpiled feedlot manure using LC-ESI/MS/MS.", 62nd American Society Mass Spectrometry Conference, Baltimore, MD, USA, June 15-19, 2014, Poster. (Abstract)
  • Xu, S., Sura, S., Wang, G.P., Smith, A.M., Zaheer, R., Cook, S.R., Olson, A.F., Cessna, A.J., Larney, F.J., and McAllister, T.A. (2014). "Degradation of antimicrobial resistance determinants during windrow composting and stockpiling of manure from cattle administered sub-therapeutic antimicrobials.", XVIth International Congress of Virology - International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS 2014), July 27 - August 1, 2014, Montréal, Québec, Canada, July 27-August 1, 2014.

2013

  • Amarakoon, I.D., Sura, S., Degenhardt, D., Larney, F.J., Zvomuya, F., and McAllister, T.A. (2013). "Fate of veterinary antimicrobials with beef feedlot manure handling and land application practices.", Tri-Provincial Manure Management Workshop, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, March 20-21, 2013, Oral presentation.
  • Amarakoon, I.D., Sura, S., Zvomuya, F., McAllister, T.A., Larney, F.J., Degenhardt, D., Cessna, A.J., and Xu, S. (2013). "Degradation kinetics of spiked vs. excreted chlortetracycline, sulfamethazine and tylosin during composting of beef cattle manure.", Canadian Society of Soil Science-Manitoba Soil Science Soc.-Can. Soc. Agric. Forest Meteorology Joint Ann. Meeting, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, July 22-25, 2013. (Abstract)
  • Chantigny, M.H., Larney, F.J., Angers, D.A., Bittman, S., Lapen, D.R., and Rochette, P. (2013). "Overwinter transformation and fate of fall-applied nitrogen in various Canadian ecozones.", Canadian Society of Soil Science-Manitoba Soil Science Soc.-Can. Soc. Agric. Forest Meteorology Joint Ann. Meeting, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, July 22-25, 2013, pp. 46. (Abstract)
  • Larney, F.J. (2013). "Closing loops and cycling nutrients with feedlot manure compost.", Manure Management Update 2013, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, January 14, 2013.
  • Larney, F.J. (2013). "Composting manure easier to transport, boosts carbon.", Western Producer(January 25, 2013).
  • Larney, F.J. (2013). "On expended manure.", Grain News(April 1, 2013), pp. 27.
  • Larney, F.J. and Suleimenov, M. (2013). "Soil and crop management practices in Akmola, Kazakhstan and Alberta, Canada: Compare and contrast.", 50th Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, February 19-21, 2013. (Abstract)
  • Li, L., Angers, D.A., and Larney, F.J. (2013). "Effects of conservation management practices and rotations on soil organic matter fractions and aggregation of irrigated land in southern Alberta.", 50th Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, February 19-21, 2013. (Abstract)
  • Li, L., Janzen, H.H., Larney, F.J., and Angers, D.A. (2013). "Long-term recovery of soil organic matter and aggregate stability in an artificially eroded soil under various one- time amendments.", Canadian Society of Soil Science-Manitoba Soil Science Soc.-Can. Soc. Agric. Forest Meteorology Joint Ann. Meeting, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, July 22-25, 2013, pp. 111. (Abstract)
  • Li, L., Janzen, H.H., Larney, F.J., and Angers, D.A. (2013). "Long-term recovery of soil organic matter and aggregate stability in an artificially eroded soil under various one- time amendments.", Joint Annual Meetings of the Canadian Society of Soil Science, Manitoba Soil Science Society, Canadian Society of Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, July 22-25, 2013. (Poster)
  • Miller, J.J., Beasley, B.W., Larney, F.J., Drury, C.F., Zebarth, B.J., and Bremer, E. (2013). "Long-term effect of fresh and composted cattle manure on the size and nutrient composition of dry-sieved soil aggregates.", 50th Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, February 19-21, 2013. (Abstract)
  • Olson, A.F., Larney, F.J., Miller, J.J., and Tovell, B.C. (2013). "Properties of simulated rain runoff from compost windrows.", 50th Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, February 19-21, 2013. (Abstract)
  • Pageni, B.B., Lupwayi, N.Z., Akter, Z., Larney, F.J., and Kawchuk, L.M. (2013). "Characterization of bacterial endophytes from potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) reveals growth-promoting and antagonistic properties in vitro.", 50th Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, February 19-21, 2013.
  • Pearson, D.C., Larney, F.J., Blackshaw, R.E., and Lupwayi, N.Z. (2013). "Soil carbon changes over 12 years on the Vauxhall irrigated rotation study.", 50th Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, February 19-21, 2013. (Abstract)
  • Sura, S., Degenhardt, D., Cessna, A.J., Larney, F.J., Olson, A.F., and McAllister, T.A. (2013). "Transport of three veterinary antimicrobials from feedlot pens via simulated rainfall runoff.", 40th Aquatic Toxicology Workshop, Moncton, NB, Canada, October 6-9, 2013.
  • Sura, S., Degenhardt, D., Peru, K.M., Bailey, J., Cessna, A.J., Larney, F.J., McAllister, T.A., and Headley, J.V. (2013). "Analysis of veterinary antimicrobials in stockpiled feedlot manure using LC-ESI/MS/MS.", 26th Tandem Mass Spectrometry Workshop, Lake Louise, AB, Canada, December 4-7, 2013. (Poster)

2012

  • Amarakoon, I.D., Sura, S., Degenhardt, D., Zvomuya, F., McAllister, T.A., Larney, F.J., and Cessna, A.J. (2012). "Degradation of veterinary antimicrobials during composting of manure containing excreted antimicrobials vs. manure spiked with antimicrobials.", Canadian Society of Soil Science (CSSS) and Association Québécoise de Spécialistes en Sciences du Sol (AQSSS) Joint Meeting, Manoir St-Castin, Lac Beauport, QC, Canada, June 3-8, 2012, Oral presentation, pp. 52.
  • Amarakoon, I.D., Sura, S., Degenhardt, D., Zvomuya, F., McAllister, T.A., Larney, F.J., and Cessna, A.J. (2012). "Dissipation of Fortified vs. Cattle Excreted Chlortetracycline, Sulfamethazine and Tylosin During Manure Composting.", Canadian Society of Soil Science and Association Québécoise de Spécialistes en Sciences du Sol (AQSSS) are organizing the joint conference, Manoir St-Castin, Lac Beauport, Quebec, Canada, June 3-7, 2012.
  • Amarakoon, I.D., Sura, S., Degenhardt, D., Zvomuya, F., McAllister, T.A., Larney, F.J., and Cessna, A.J. (2012). "Dissipation of fortified vs. excreted chlortetracycline, sulfamethazine and tylosin during composting of beef cattle manure.", 55th Annual Manitoba Soil Science Society Meeting, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, February 2-3, 2012. (Poster)
  • Amarakoon, I.D., Sura, S., Degenhardt, D., Zvomuya, F., McAllister, T.A., Larney, F.J., and Cessna, A.J. (2012). "Microwave-assisted extraction of chlortetracycline, sulfamethazine and tylosin from cattle manure.", 47th Annual Western Canada Trace Organic Workshop, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, April 22-25, 2012. (Abstract)
  • Hao, X., Larney, F.J., and McAllister, T.A. (2012). "Effect of dried distillers’ grains with solubles (DDGS) in cattle diets and windrow turning frequency on greenhouse gas emissions during feedlot manure composting.", 2012 World Congress on Advances in Civil, Environmental and Materials Research (ACEM'12), Seoul, South Korea, August 26-30, 2012, pp. 76.
  • Larney, F.J., Pearson, D.C., Blackshaw, R.E., Lupwayi, N.Z., Regitnig, P.J., and Balasubramanian, P.M. (2012). "Irrigated crop rotation research: Findings from the Vauxhall rotation study over 12 years (2000-11).", 2012 Irrigated Crop Production Update Conference, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, January 31-February 1, 2012. (Abstract)
  • Larney, F.J., Pearson, D.C., Blackshaw, R.E., Lupwayi, N.Z., and Balasubramanian, P.M. (2012). "Irrigated dry bean response to cropping history and soil management practices in southern Alberta.", 9th Canadian Pulse Research Workshop, Niagara Falls Marriott Gateway, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, November 6-12, 2012. (Abstract)
  • Larney, F.J., Pearson, D.C., Blackshaw, R.E., Lupwayi, N.Z., and Regitnig, P.J. (2012). "Building soil quality on irrigated rotations in southern Alberta.", 49th Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Ramada Inn, Edmonton, AB, Canada, February 14-16, 2012. (Abstract)
  • Larney, F.J., Pearson, D.C., Blackshaw, R.E., Lupwayi, N.Z., and Regitnig, P.J. (2012). "What have we learned about potatoes in the 12 yr Vauxhall irrigated rotation study.", Potato Growers of Alberta Annual Meeting, Red Deer, AB, Canada, November 13-15, 2012. (Poster)
  • Miller, J.J., Bremer, E., Beasley, B.W., Drury, C.F., Zebarth, B.J., and Larney, F.J. (2012). "Long-term effect of fresh and composted cattle manure on the size and nutrient composition of dry-sieved soil aggregates.", Canadian Society of Soil Science (CSSS) and Association Québécoise de Spécialistes en Sciences du Sol (AQSSS) Joint Meeting, Manoir St-Castin, Lac Beauport, QC, Canada, June 3-8, 2012, pp. 110. (Abstract)
  • Pageni, B.B., Lupwayi, N.Z., Larney, F.J., Kawchuk, L.M., Pearson, D.C., Blackshaw, R.E., and Gan, Y.T. (2012). "Characterization of bacterial endophytes associated with Solanum tuberosum in irrigated cropping systems.", 112th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology, San Francisco, CA, USA, June 15-19, 2012. (Abstract)
  • Pageni, B.B., Lupwayi, N.Z., Larney, F.J., Kawchuk, L.M., Pearson, D.C., Blackshaw, R.E., and Gan, Y.T. (2012). "Preceding crop, rotation length and soil management effects on bacterial endophytes.", 49th Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Ramada Inn, Edmonton, AB, Canada, February 14-16, 2012. (Abstract)

2011

  • Amarakoon, I.D., Zvomuya, F., Degenhardt, D., Cessna, A.J., Larney, F.J., and McAllister, T.A. (2011). "Antimicrobial transport in simulated rainfall runoff from cropland amended with solid beef cattle manure.", 46th Annual Western Canada Trace Organic Workshop, Edmonton, AB, Canada, May 8-11, 2011. (Abstract)
  • Amarakoon, I.D., Zvomuya, F., Degenhardt, D., Cessna, A.J., McAllister, T.A., Larney, F.J., and Farenhorst, A. (2011). "Antimicrobial transport in simulated rainfall runoff from cropland amended with solid beef cattle manure.", 3rd International Conference on Occurrence, Fate, Effects and Analysis of Emerging Contaminants in the Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 23-26, 2011. (Poster)
  • DePauw, R.M., Malhi, S.S., Bullock, P.R., Gan, Y.T., McKenzie, R.H., Larney, F.J., Janzen, H.H., Cutforth, H.W., and Wang, H. (2011). "Wheat Production in Northern High Latitudes – Canadian example.", in Bonjean, A., Angus, W., and Van Ginkel, M. (eds.) - The World Wheat Book A History of Wheat Breeding. Vol. 2, Lavoisier Tech et Doc, Paris, France, pp. 607-651.
  • Degenhardt, D., Larney, F.J., Cessna, A.J., Sura, S., Olson, A.F., and McAllister, T.A. (2011). "Dissipation of three veterinary antimicrobials in feedlot manure stockpiles.", 2011 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting: Fundamental for life: soil, crop and environmental sciences, San Antonio, TX, USA, October 16-19, 2011. (Abstract)
  • Hao, X. and Larney, F.J. (2011). "Manure management practices: effective use of nutrients from feedlot cattle in Alberta.", 2011 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting: Fundamental for life: soil, crop and environmental sciences, San Antonio, TX, USA, October 16-19, 2011, Electronic Abs. CD-ROM.
  • Hao, X. and Larney, F.J. (2011). "Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from livestock manure: From diet manipulation to composting.", Manure Management Update 2011, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, January 17, 2011, pp. 37-45.
  • Larney, F.J. (2011). "Changes in cropping and tillage practices in Alberta: A recent revolution.", No-till and Crop Diversification as Base for Soil Conservation and Achieving National Food Security, Shortandy, Kazakhstan, July 23-24, 2011.
  • Larney, F.J. (2011). "Manure study examines antibiotic residue breakdown.", Western Producer, 2011(April 7, 2011).
  • Larney, F.J. and Janzen, H.H. (2011). "Use of manure for restoring soil productivity.", Manure Management Update 2011, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, January 17, 2011, pp. 9-16.
  • Larney, F.J., Cessna, A.J., Kuchta, S.L., Hao, X., Entz, T., Topp, E., and McAllister, T.A. (2011). "Composting effects on antibiotics in feedlot manure.", Manure Management Update 2011, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, January 17, 2011, pp. 46-54.
  • Larney, F.J., Cessna, A.J., and McAllister, T.A. (2011). "Composting effects on antibiotic s in feedlot manure.", County of Lethbridge Newsletter, 2011(Winter).
  • Larney, F.J., Pearson, D.C., Blackshaw, R.E., Lupwayi, N.Z., Regitnig, P.J., and Balasubramanian, P.M. (2011). "Dry bean performance in the Vauxhall irrigated rotation study over 12 growing seasons (2000-11).", Pulse Science Cluster Scientific Meeting 2011, Radisson Hotel, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, November 17-18, 2011. (Abstract)
  • Larney, F.J., Pearson, D.C., Blackshaw, R.E., Lupwayi, N.Z., and Regitnig, P.J. (2011). "A soil conservation package for irrigated rotations in southern Alberta.", 2011 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting: Fundamental for life: soil, crop and environmental sciences, San Antonio, TX, USA, October 16-19, 2011. (Abstract)
  • Larney, F.J., Pearson, D.C., Blackshaw, R.E., Lupwayi, N.Z., and Regitnig, P.J. (2011). "Potato performance in the Vauxhall irrigated rotation study over 12 growing seasons (2000-11).", 2011 Annual Meeting of Potato Growers of Alberta, Calgary, AB, Canada, November 15-18, 2011. (Abstract)
  • Larney, F.J., Willms, W.D., Smith, E.G., Janzen, H.H., Ellert, B.H., and Miller, J.J. (2011). "Other long-term experiments at Lethbridge Research Centre.", Historical Rotations Workshop, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, June 21-22, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Miller, J.J., Bremer, E., Beasley, B.W., Drury, C.F., Zebarth, B.J., and Larney, F.J. (2011). "Macroaggregate characteristics in soil amended with fresh or composted cattle manure containing straw or wood-chip bedding.", 48th Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Calgary, AB, Canada, February 15-17, 2011.
  • Pageni, B.B., Lupwayi, N.Z., Larney, F.J., Kawchuk, L.M., Pearson, D.C., Blackshaw, R.E., and Gan, Y.T. (2011). "Preceding crop, rotation length and soil management effects on bacterial endophytes.", Pulse Science Cluster Scientific Meeting 2011, Radisson Hotel, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, November 17-18, 2011. (Abstract)
  • Pageni, B.B., Lupwayi, N.Z., Larney, F.J., Pearson, D.C., and Blackshaw, R.E. (2011). "Soil microbial biomass and diversity in irrigated crop systems.", Soil Ecology Society Meeting, Kelowna, BC, Canada, May 24-27, 2011. (Abstract)

2010

  • Cessna, A.J., Kuchta, S.L., Larney, F.J., Hao, X., and McAllister, T.A. (2010). "Dissipation of chlortetracycline, sulfamethazine and tylosin in composting beef cattle manure.", American Chemical Society Spring National Meeting & Expo, San Francisco, CA, USA, March 21-25, 2010.
  • Hao, X., Benke, M.B., Li, C.L., Larney, F.J., Beauchemin, K.A., and McAllister, T.A. (2010). "Effect of adding tannin to feedlot cattle diets and nitrite-oxidizing bacteria during composting on greenhouse gas emissions from manure compost.", 4th International Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA), Banff Park Lodge, Banff, AB, Canada, October 3-8, 2010, pp. 59.
  • Hao, X., Stanford, K.I.M., Xu, S., Larney, F.J., and McAllister, T.A. (2010). "Cattle mortality disposal via composting in a cold climate: feasibility, greenhouse gas emissions, and land application of the end product.", 47th Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, February 16-18, 2010, pp. 19. (Workshop)
  • Larney, F.J., Pearson, D.C., Blackshaw, R.E., Lupwayi, N.Z., Regitnig, P.J., and Balasubramanian, P.M. (2010). "Wide-row vs.na rrow-row production of dry beans in the Vauxhall irrigated rotation study.", 8th Canadian Pulse Research Workshop, Calgary, AB, Canada, November 3-5, 2010.

2009

  • Buckley, K.E. and Larney, F.J. (2009). "Overview of solid manure treatment options.", Achieving Manure Phosphorus Balance in Manitoba Workshop 2009, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, November 30 - December 1, 2009. (Presentation)
  • Hao, X., Larney, F.J., McAllister, T.A., and Stanford, K.I.M. (2009). "Cattle mortality disposal via composting in a cold climate: feasibility, greenhouse gas emissions and land application of the end product.", International ORBIT Special Conference: Biomass and Organic Waste as Sustainable Resources, Beijing, China, November 19-21, 2009, pp. 156.
  • Larney, F.J., Pearson, D.C., Blackshaw, R.E., Lupwayi, N.Z., Regitnig, P.J., and Dill, G.H. (2009). "Sustainable soil management practices for potatoes, dry beans, sugarbeet and wheat on an irrigated rotation study.", 18th Triennial Conference of International Soil Tillage Research Organization (ISTRO), Izmir, Turkey, July 15-19, 2009, Paper No. T1-012, [CD-ROM], pp. 7.
  • Larney, F.J., Pearson, D.C., Blackshaw, R.E., Lupwayi, N.Z., and Regitnig, P.J. (2009). "Sustainable potato rotations. McCains Grower Meeting.", McCains Grower Meeting, Canada, March 2, 2009. (Presentation)
  • Larney, F.J., Pearson, D.C., Blackshaw, R.E., Lupwayi, N.Z., and Regitnig, P.J. (2009). "The Vauxhall irrigated rotation study: potato yields after 10 years.", 2009 Annual Meeting of Potato Growers of Alberta, Kananaskis, AB, Canada, November 17-19, 2009, pp. 1. (Poster)
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