Valerie Kirkwood

Publications


Technical, Scientific Papers and Bulletins

Kirkwood, V. 1976. Resources Inventory, Arden Conservation Area. Napanee Region Conservation Authority, Technical Report. Napanee, Ont.

Kirkwood, V., Dumanski, J., MacDonald, K.B., Stewart, R.B., and Gronas, B. 1982. The land potential data base for Canada. User's Handbook. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa.

Dumanski, J., Bootsma, A., and Kirkwood, V. 1986. A geographic analysis of grain corn yield trends in Ontario using a computerized land information base. Can. J. Soil Sci. 66:481-497.

Dumanski, J., Zeng, Z.Y., and Kirkwood, V. 1988. Assessing the physical land flexibility of the prairie region of western Canada. In: Dumanski, J. and Kirkwood, V. (Eds.) Crop production risks in the Canadian prairie region in relation to climate and land resources. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa.

Dumanski, J. and Kirkwood, V. (Eds.) 1988. Crop production risks in the Canadian prairie region in relation to climate and land resources. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa.

Kirkwood, V., Dumanski, J., Bootsma, A., Stewart, R.B., and Muma, R. 1989. The land potential data base for Canada, Users' handbook (revised). Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa.

Huffman, E.C., Hiley, J., Kirkwood, V., and Toogood, K. 1992. Assessment of cropping systems in Manitoba using agroecological resource regions. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa.

Cann, M.A., Dumanski, J. and Brklacich, M. 1992. Kirkwood, V. (Ed.) The impacts of soil degradation on crop yields in the Canadian prairies: An annotated bibliography. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa.

Kirkwood, V., Bootsma, A., De Jong, R., Dumanski, J., Hiley, J.C., Huffman, E.C., Moore, A., Onofrei, C., Pettapiece, W.W., and Vigier, B. 1993. Agroecological Resource Area Databases for the Prairies: User's Manual. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa.

Dumanski, J., Gregorich, L.J., Kirkwood, V., and Cann, M.A. 1994. The Status of Land Management Practices on Agricultural Land in Canada. Research Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa.

Brklacich, M., Stewart, R.B., Kirkwood, V., and Muma, R. 1994. Effects of Global Climate Change on Wheat Yields in the Canadian Prairies. In: Rosenzweig, C. and Parry, M. (Eds.) Implications of Climate Change for International Agriculture: Crop Modeling Study. United States Environmental Protection Agency, Global Climate Change Division, Office of Policy Analysis, Washington, D.C.

Neave, P., Kirkwood, V, and Dumanski, J. 1995. Review and Assessment of Available Indicators for Evaluating Sustainable Land Management. Research Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa.

Dumanski, J., Desjardins, R.L., Tarnocai, C., Monreal, C., Gregorich, E.G., Campbell, C.A., and Kirkwood, V. 1995. Possibilities for Future Carbon Sequestration in Canadian Agriculture in Relation to Land Use Changes. Climate Change.

Kirkwood, V., and Dumanski, J. 1995. Indicators of Sustainability Based on Expert Prairie Farmer Knowledge. PARI (Parkland Agriculture Research Initiative) Workshop, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Dumanski, J., Desjardins, R.L., Tarnocai, C., Monreal, C., Gregorich, E.G., Campbell, C.A., Kirkwood, V. 1996. Possibilities for future carbon sequestration in Canadian Agriculture in relation to land use changes. Clim. Change 40:81-103.

De Jong, R., Yang, J.Y., Drury,C.F., Huffman, T., Kirkwood, V., Yang, X.M. 2005. Indicator of Water Contamination by Nitrogen (IROWC-N). In: A. Lefebvre (Ed) Agri-Environmental Indicators Report. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Ottawa: AAFC), 2005. Ontario Chapter 17, pp. 175-186.

Drury, C.F., Yang, J.Y., De Jong, R., Huffman, T., Kirkwood, V., Yang, X.M., Reid, R. 2005. Nitrogen use efficiency. In: A. Lefebvre (Ed) Agri-Environmental Indicators Report. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Ottawa: AAFC), 2005. Ontario Chapter 9, pp. 99-110.

Yang, J.Y., Huffman, E.C., De Jong, R., Kirkwood, V., MacDonald, K.B., Drury, C.F., 2006. Residual soil nitrogen in soil landscapes of Canada as affected by land use practices and agricultural policy scenarios. Land Use Policy 24 (2007) pp. 89-99.

De Jong, R., Yang, J.Y., Drury,C.F., Huffman, T., Kirkwood, V., Yang, X.M. 2006. Indicator of Risk of Water Contamination by Nitrate-Nitrogen. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 87: 179-188

Drury, C.F., Yang, J.Y., De Jong, R., Yang, X.M., Huffman, E.C., Kirkwood, V. and Reid, K. 2006. Residual soil nitrogen indicator for agricultural land in Canada. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 87 166-177.

Huffman, T., Yang, J.Y., Drury, C.F., De Jong, R, Yang, X.M., Liu, Y.C., Kirkwood, V. 2006. Developing a Canadian Manure and Fertilizer Nitrogen database for Crops at the Soil Landscape of Canada Using the CANB v2.0 Model. Progress report, August 2006

Yang, J.Y., De Jong, R., Drury, C.F., Huffman, E.C., Kirkwood, V. and Yang, X.M. 2007. Development of a Canadian Agricultural Nitrogen Budget (CANB v2.0) model : simulation of the nitrogen indicators and integrated modelling for policy scenarios. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 87 153-165.

Yang, J.Y., Huffman, E.C., De Jong, R., Kirkwood, V., MacDonald, K.B. and Drury, C.F. 2007b. Residual soil nitrogen in soil landscapes of Canada as affected by land use practices and agricultural policy scenarios. Land Use Policy 24: 89-99.

Yang, J.Y.,Huffman, T, Drury, C.F., De Jong, R.,Yang, X.M., Liu, Y.C. and Kirkwood, V. 2007. Estimating manure N losses from storage systems and land application across Canada. Presentation in CSSS-AQSSS meeting 2007, June 3-7, Quebec.

Drury, C.F., Yang, J.Y., De Jong, R., Yang, X.M., Reid, K., Duke, C., Stewart, G., Huffman, T., Lapen, D. and Kirkwood, V. 2007. Validating the Canadian residual soil nitrogen indicator with on-farm data. Presentation in CSSS-AQSSS meeting 2007, June 3-7, Quebec.

Yang, J.Y., Drury, C.F., Yang, X.M., De Jong, R., Huffman, E.C., Campbell, C.A. and Kirkwood, V. 2010. Estimating Biological N2 Fixation in Canadian Agricultural Land using Legume Yields, Agr, Ecosystems and Environment.,Volume 137, Issues 1-2, 15 April 2010, Pages 192-201

Kirkwood,V. 2010. Limerick Forest 1940 - 2010. United Counties of Leeds and Grenville. pp 32

Hammill, S., Kirkwood, V. and McVey, G. 2015. The Nature of Limerick Forest. United Counties of Leeds and Grenville. pp. 36.

 

Scientific Posters

Yang, J.Y., Huffman, E.C., De Jong, R, Kirkwood, V. Residual Soil Nitrogen (RSN) indicator at different scales in Canada. AAFC Geographic Information & Spatial Technologies Workshop, June 17 - 18, 2003. Ottawa.

Yang, J.Y., Huffman, E.C., De Jong, R., Drury, C., and Kirkwood, V. Canadian Agriculture Nitrogen Budget (CANB) model for estimating nitrogen indicators. Poster in: 2004 ASA-CSSA-SSSA-CSSS annual meetings, Oct. 31 - Nov. 4, 2004, Seattle, Washington 2004.

Yang, J.Y., Drury, C., Huffman, E.C., De Jong, R., Kirkwood, V., Lui, Y., Chen, F. and Yang, X. Comparison of Residual Soil Nitrogen using the Canadian Agriculture Nitrogen Budget (CANB) model and the OECD-N model. 2004.

Drury, C.F., Yang, J.Y., De Jong, R., Huffman, E., Kirkwood, V., Yang, X.M., Reid, K., Duke, C., Stewart, G., Lapen, D. 2006. Residual Soil Nitrogen Verification Project. Oral presentation in NAHARP workshop, Jan. 31- Feb. 1, 2006, Ottawa, ON.

Drury, C.F., Yang, J.Y., De Jong, R., Huffman, E., Kirkwood, V., Yang, X.M., Reid, K. 2006. Residual Soil Nitrogen & IROWC-N Indicators. Oral presentation in NAHARP workshop, Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2006, Ottawa, ON.

Yang, J.Y., De Jong, R., Drury , C.F., Huffman, E., Kirkwood, V., Yang, X.M. 2006. Landscape Modelling of Residual Soil Nitrogen and Non-Growing Season Nitrogen Leaching Using a Canadian Agricultural Nitrogen Budget Model (CANB v2.0). Poster in: 18th World Congress of Soil Science, July 9-15, 2006 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Drury, C.F., Yang, J.Y., De Jong, R., Yang, X.M., Huffman, T., Kirkwood V., Reid, K. The Canadian Agri-Environmental Indicators for Nitrogen: Residual Soil Nitrogen and the Risk of Water Contamination by Nitrate-N. Poster in: 18th World Congress of Soil Science, July 9-15, 2006 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Yang, J.Y., De Jong, R., Drury, C.F., Huffman, T., Kirkwood, V., Yang, X.M., 2006. Agricultural Environmental Health and Sustainable Development: - Simulation of Residual Soil Nitrogen (RSN) and Risk of Indicator of Water Contamination by Nitrogen (IROWC-N) using Canadian Agricultural Budget Model v2.0. Poster: Canada-China Agri-Science and Innovation (CCASI) Pavilion at the China Agricultural High-Tech Fair (CAF) 2006: Nov 5-9. Yangling, Shaanxi China (In Chinese)

Fiction Short Stories

What a Prize. in Romantic Interludes. Vol. 1, No. 2. Issue August/September 1994. Chartir Publishing Inc. P.O. Box 760, Germantown, MD. USA 20875.

The Prize (reprint of above). in STORYTeller Magazine, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Fall 1997. Tyo Communications, 43 Lightfoot Place, Kanata, Ont. Canada. K2L 3M3.

Tell Me Again About Love. in Northern Fusion. Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 1998.



Non-Fiction Short Stories

Stepping Back. in mc2 The Journal of Mensa Canada Communications. Vol. 32, No. 9, December 1999/January 2000.

River Time. in The Grist Mill, Vol. 9, Fall 2000.

Stepping Back. in The Equine Palette, Newsletter of the Equine Art Guild. Vol. 4, Issue 1, August - October 2000.



Poetry

The Survivor. TransVersions - Anthology of New Fantastic Literature, 2000. Paper Orchid Press.

Train Wreck in Merrickville. The Grist Mill, Vol 10, Fall 2001

The Ride. The World Fantasy Convention CD-ROM Project, 2001.

Six by Nine. Rural Heritage Magazine, Vol. 27 No. 3, Spring, 2002.

The Well. Ibn Qirtaiba, Issue 66, 2002. Magazine of the SF SIG of Australian Mensa.



Magazine Articles

2001

Mudpuppy Madness. in The EOBM Almanac, Newsletter of the Eastern Ontario Biodiversity Museum. Vol. 3, Issue 1, Winter 2001.

The Logging Arch. in The Draft Horse Connection. Spring 2001, Year 6, Issue 20.

2002

Mudpuppy Night in Oxford Mills. in The Country Connection Magazine, Winter 2002, Issue No. 38.

Hosting Your Own Horse Show. in Horse & Country Magazine, May 15-June, 2002

Return of the Horse Loggers. in Canter Magazine, Fall 2002, Volume 1, Issue 2.

2003

Bringing Home the Team. in Rural Heritage Magazine, Volume 28, Number 3, Spring 2003.

And Then it was Spring. in Atlantic Horse & Pony, Volume 16, No. 6, June 2003.

Plowing Match.. in Horse & Country Magazine. Volume 10, Issue 2, 2003.

2004

Plowing with Masters. in Rural Heritage Magazine, Volume 29, Number 3, Spring 2004.

2005

While Feeding the Horses. in Rural Heritage Magazine, Volume 30, Number 3, Spring 2005.

2006

Plowing with My Own Team (at last). in Rural Heritage Magazine, Volume 31, Number 1, Winter 2006.

Hercules Stump Puller. in Rural Heritage Magazine, Volume 31, Number 3, Spring 2006.

2007

Lawn Ornament to Working Beauty. in Rural Heritage Magazine, Volume 32, Number 1, Winter 2007.

Equine Infectious Anemia and Your Horses. in Genesis, the quarterly publication of Rare Breeds Canada, Volume 22, Number 2, Summer 2007.

Leeds County Draft Horse Club Field Day, 2007. in The Draft Horse Connection. Summer 2007, Year 12, Issue 45.

Heritage Horses at the IPM 2007. in Genesis, the quarterly publication of Rare Breeds Canada, Volume 22, Number 4, Winter 2007.

2008

Stuart Rooke's Brabant Belgians win IPM 2007. in Genesis, the quarterly publication of Rare Breeds Canada, Volume 23, Number 1, Spring 2008.

Behind the Scene at a Plowing Match. in Rural Heritage Magazine, Volume 33, Number 3, Spring 2008.

LCDHClub Education Day,at Aden Freeman's. in The Draft Horse Connection. Summer 2008, Year 13, Issue 49.

Leeds County Draft Horse Club Spring Field Day, 2008. in The Draft Horse Connection. Summer 2008, Year 13, Issue 49.

Heritage Horses. in Rural Heritage Magazine, Volume 33, Number 4, Summer 2008.

Ottawa-Carleton Plowing Match in Canadian Belgian Banner, Fall 2008.

The Stone Family: An Eye for Something Different. in Genesis, the quarterly publication of Rare Breeds Canada, Volume 23, Number 3, Fall 2008.

2009

Ontario's horse-Powered Heritage. in Rural Heritage Magazine, Volume 34, Number 1, Winter 2009.

Leeds County Draft Horse Club Spring Field Day, 2009. in The Draft Horse Connection. Fall 2009, Year 14, Issue 54.

Grand Thurso Sleigh Ride 2009. in Rural Heritage Magazine, Volume 34, Number 6, Holiday 2009.

2010

Hitching 3 and 4-Abreast. in The Draft Horse Connection. Winter 2009, 2010, Year 14, Issue 55.

Leeds County Draft Horse Club Spring Field Day, 2010. in The Draft Horse Connection. Summer 2010, Year 15, Issue 57.

Horse Lovers' Weekend at Upper Canada Village. in The Draft Horse Connection. Winter 2010-2011, Year 15, Issue 59.

2011

Dunvegan Horse Parade. in Horse-Canada. March/April 2011, Vol. 10, No. 2.

Delivering the Mail and Other Horse Stories from Oxford Mills, Ontario. in The Draft Horse Connection. Summer 2011, Year 16, Issue 61.

Technical Workshop at Aden Freeman's. in The Draft Horse Connection. Summer 2011, Year 16, Issue 61.

Horse Auction, Upper Canada Village Style in The Draft Horse Connection. Fall 2011, Year 16, Issue 62.

How Dental Maintenance Helps Your Horse in The Draft Horse Connection. Fall 2011, Year 16, Issue 62.

A Family Treasure Full of History. in Forestory, Forest History Society of Ontario Newsletter, Vol. 2, Issue2, Fall 2011.

Limerick Forest in Forestory, Forest History Society of Ontario Newsletter, Vol. 2, Issue2, Fall 2011.

2012

Antique Wheels in Motion. in Rural Heritage Magazine, Volume 37, Issue 1, Feb-Mar 2012

International Plowing Match, 2011. in Rural Heritage Magazine Volume 37, Issue 1, Feb-Mar 2012.

International Plowing Match, 2011. in The Draft Horse Connection. Winter 2011/2012, Year 16, Issue 63.

Equine Cushings Disease. in The Draft Horse Connection. Spring 2012, Year 17, Issue 64.

McArthur Plow. in The Draft Horse Connection. Summer 2012, Year 17, Issue 65.

Anhidrosis. in The Draft Horse Connection. Summer 2012, Year 17, Issue 65.

2013

Upper Canada Village. in Rural Heritage Magazine Volume 37, Issue 6, Dec 2012/Jan 2013.

Leeds County Draft Horse Club. in The Draft Horse Connection. Winter 2012/2013, Year 17, Issue 67.

Milking Devons at Upper Canada Village. in The Draft Horse Connection. Fall 2013, Year 18, Issue 70.

2014

Ringbone in Genesis, the Journal of Rare Breeds Canada, Vol. 29, No. 2, Spring 2014.

Draft Horses Work to Ease World Hunger in Rural Heritage Magazine, Volume 39, Issue 4, August/September 2014.

Valerie Kirkwood's Photography in Genesis, the Journal of Rare Breeds Canada, Vol. 29 No. 3, Summer 2014.

Milking Devon Calvess at Upper Canada Village. in Genesis, the Journal of Rare Breeds Canada, Vol. 29, No. 4, Autumn 2014.in .

2015

2015 International Plowing Match in Rural Heritage Magazine, Volume 40, Issue 6, Winter 2015/Spring 2016.

Celebrating 350 Years of the Canadian Horse in Rural Heritage Magazine, Volume 40, Issue 6, Winter 2015/Spring 2016.

Canadian Horse Day at Upper Canada Village. in Genesis, the Journal of Rare Breeds Canada, Vol. 30, No.2. Summer/Fall 2015.in .

Manure-Spreading Bee. in Genesis, the Journal of Rare Breeds Canada, Vol. 30, No. 2, Summer/Fall 2015.in .

2016

Settlers Trek 2016 in Rural Heritage Magazine, Volume 41, Issue 4, Aug/Sept 2016.

Parade of 150 Horses. in Genesis, the Journal of Rare Breeds Canada, Vol. 31, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2016.in .

Novice Harnessing and Driving Clinic .in Genesis, the Journal of Rare Breeds Canada, Vol. 31, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2016.in .



Newspaper Articles

North Grenville Concert Choir learns musical "Patience". The Kemptville Weekender, Friday March 3, 2006.

Learning about makeup wardrobe and choreography involved in "Patience". The Kemptville Weekender, Friday April 7, 2006.

Bringing the Production Together with Costumes and Orchestra. The Kemptville Weekender, Friday April 28, 2006.



Reports

An Appreciation of the Use of Horse Medicines and Wives Tales, Report of a lecture presented by Dr. Bob Wright at Draft Horse Days 2000. in The Draft Horse Connection. Winter 2000, Year 5, Issue 19.

Hay for Horses, Report of a lecture presented by Dr. Bob Wright at Draft Horse Days 2000. in The Draft Horse Connection. Spring 2001, Year 6, Issue 20.

Horses Abound at the International Plowing Match. in The Draft Horse Connection. Winter 2003-2004, Year 8, Issue 31.

Leeds County Draft Horse Field Day. in The Rider. Vol. 36, No. 1, July 2005.

 

Other

Limerick Forest 1940 - 2010. United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, September 2010. 20 pp.. Limerick Forest History by Valerie Kirkwood

The Nature of Limerick Forest United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, September 2015. 36 pp. by Stewart Hamill, Valerie Kirkwood and Geoff McVey.

Books

Ley Riders, 2001, a novella in e-book format on Smashwords.com and Amazon.com

How To Organize a Small Horse Show, 2012, in e-book format on Smashwords.com

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