Tags : Irrigation

Lack of moisture causes issues for seeding

Spring seeding is in full effect for farmers in Southern Alberta and one farmer says they have finished their seeding for this year. David Bishop says the nice weather makes for an easier time to seed, however, it does make for super dry conditions, which isn’t good. “You don’t want it really hot because it […]Read More

Irrigation program a must says SACPA guest

In October of 2021, the government of Alberta and the Canada Infrastructure Bank announced $815 million in investments for eight irrigation districts to increase water capacity and modernize irrigation infrastructure. This program is called the Alberta Irrigation Modernization Program. Just a little later, in November of the same year, the value of the program shot […]Read More

Lethbridge College receives irrigation research funding

When it comes to growing crops, you need every drop of water you can get.  Irrigation researchers at Lethbridge College have been working on optimizing the amount of water needed to grow crops in a variety of fields.And thanks to more than $420,000 in grant money from Results Driven Agriculture Research, the studying can continue. […]Read More