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Farming in the irrigation districts of Alberta

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Published by Marketing Service, Economics division, Dominion Dept. of Agriculture, in co-operation with the Dept. of Political economy, University of Alberta in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture,
  • Irrigation farming,
  • Terres irriguées

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby C.C. Spence, B.H. Kristjanson and J.L. Anderson
    SeriesPublication -- no. 793, Technical bulletin -- no. 61
    ContributionsAnderson, J. L., Kristjanson, B. H.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination66 p.
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25209649M

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Farming in the irrigation districts of Alberta by C. C. Spence Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Farming in the irrigation districts of Alberta. [C C Spence; J L Anderson; B H Kristjanson]. Irrigation in Alberta There are 13 irrigation districts in southern Alberta providing water to 1, assessed acres of farmland. The infrastructure within these irrigation districts is comprised of approximately 7, kilometres of conveyance system, of which kilometres are owned and operated by Alberta Environment and Parks.

Agriculture CanadianAgricultureLibrary Canada BibliothequecanadiennedeI'agriculture OttawaK1A0C5 PUBLICATIONNO TECHNICALBULLETINNO ISSUEDNOVEMBER, The greatest part of irrigation activity in Alberta takes place in the 13 irrigation districts in the South Saskatchewan River Basin.

Approximately a half million hectares of land receive irrigation water through the operations of the districts, though the government continues to File Size: KB. The concept of farmer-owned and operated irrigation districts, unique to Alberta, was a natural outgrowth of the The Irrigation Districts Act A legacy of cooperation Irrigation in Alberta owes its existence to the foresight and optimism of 19th century government officials, the speculative zeal of Canada's early entrepreneurs, and the.

Assessment of Water Quality in Alberta's Irrigation Districts. Second Edition, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

Revisions The Second Edition includes revisions to the water quality index, arsenic values, and average concentrations of. The irrigation districts in southern Alberta, with their extensive networks of canals, pipelines, drains and reservoirs, have had a profound impact on the entire region – an impact that extends well beyond the farm.

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Contributing chapter authors in alphabetical order Ki Au, Jollin Charest, Don Gross, Cassandra Jokinen, Francis Larney, Lynda Miedema, Claudia Sheedy, Srinivas Sura, Nicole Seitz Vermeer, and Janelle Villeneuve.

Published by Irrigation and Farm Water Division Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Assessment of Water Quality in Alberta’s Irrigation Districts Second Edition Joanne Little1, Andrea Kalischuk2, Don Gross2, and Claudia Sheedy3 1 Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Irrigation and Farm Water Division,- St., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6H 5T6 2 Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Irrigation and Farm Water Division, The purpose of this booklet is to provide a statistical overview of irrigation information and data relating primarily to the thirteen irrigation districts situated in Alberta, but also includes information about irrigation across the whole province.

The majority of the annual data is provided by the irrigation districts. irrigation of the Masinasin soil have EC less than or equal to 1 dS m-1 and SAR less than or equal to 5. • If EC values are greater than or equal to 2 dS m-1 and/or SAR values are greater than or equal to 10, the water is considered unsuitable for irrigation of the Masinasin soil.

• Link to Alberta Irrigation District File Size: 1MB. ABOUT US. We are a charitable organization working closely with private, public, and other non-profit organizations, supported by industry and water experts.

Farming in the irrigation districts of Alberta book Includes map showing Alberta Irrigation Districts in March Farming in the irrigation districts of Alberta - C.C. Spence et al - BARD, Farming in the irrigation districts of Alberta eBooks and Texts Title_message Free Books. Show More.

Created on. December 16 At the public level, IRMA provides basic mapping of the Eastern Irrigation District. The basic map provides all of the information available in our map books and wall maps with real time updates. (Hard copy map books and wall maps are produced on an annual basis and are available from the District.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is responsible for these entities. Agriculture tools and resources. Ag-Info Centre, news for producers, calendar of events, decision-making tools and publication orders. Agriculture trade and investment.

Services and resources for Alberta exporters and international buyers and investors. The Irrigation Districts Act enables the establishment of 13 irrigation districts in Alberta and describes the structure, governance, powers, and duties for the formation and operations of irrigation districts.

Agriculture Laws and Justice. Spatial Coverage. The Irrigation Council is a provincial adjudicative agency reporting to the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, established under Section 50 of the Irrigation Districts Act.

The Irrigation Council consists of 7 members appointed by the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry; 5 public members and 2.

IRRIGATION AND FARM WATER DIVISION JUNE This report is prepared by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. The purpose of this booklet is to provide a statistical overview of irrigation information and data relating primarily to the thirteen irrigation districts situated in southern Alberta, but also includes irrigation.

data relating primarily to the thirteen irrigation districts situated in Alberta, but also includes information about irrigation across the whole province. The majority of the annual data isFile Size: KB. Appels is the Mueller Applied Research Chair in Irrigation Science at Lethbridge College.

She and her team investigate how new developments in precision agriculture and irrigation can be implemented in southern Alberta. This research is shaped in close collaboration with local producers, the provincial government, and the irrigation districts.

Irrigation in Alberta Fall edition. Rehabilitation of the Region. By: Ric Swihart. lberta Irrigation Council is the provincial government’s eyes and ears over future sustainability of.

were investigated with the Irrigation Demand Model (IDM) as potential avenues to improve water use efficiency and reduce water demand in the Western Irrigation District (WID), Alberta. Results showed that the total district demand could decrease by up to 10% as a result of reduced on-farm.

thirteen irrigation districts situated in Alberta, but also includes information about irrigation across the whole province. For more information, please contact.

This is governed under provisions in the Irrigation Districts Act of Alberta which is administered through Alberta Agriculture and Rural Devlopment. Water rights is an old term for irrigation acres.

If someone uses the term water rights, they are meaning irrigation acres. • An irrigation district is a geographical area consisting of the all the parcels of land included in the district. • There are 13 irrigation districts in Alberta. The districts range in. The Alberta Irrigation Projects Association, with support from Alberta’s irrigation districts and Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, continues to lead this important study and the data collected.

The purpose of this program is to increase water savings and reduce energy use in irrigated agriculture by assisting producers with the purchase of more efficient irrigation equipment and systems. This program assists producers with eligible costs incurred for the purchase and installation of a new low-pressure centre (LPCP) pivot irrigation.

irrigation district designs meet the requirements of The Irrigation Act, and other regulations for Saskatchewan, and follow good engineering practises. The Saskatchewan design standards reference several sources, of note: 1) The Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Irrigation Secretariat’s April manual.

History Book The history of the United Irrigation District was completed in The project was extensive but rewarding.

Some financial assistance was received from the Alberta Government which was appreciated. The book is available at the UID office for $ which is the cost of printing the publication. We encourage you to get a copy. The History of the Eastern Irrigation District.

--Instantiates. The History of the Eastern Irrigation District. --Publication. Brooks, Alta., Board of Trustees, Eastern Irrigation District, ; Note On cover: "25th anniversary, May 1st,Brooks, Alberta" Dimensions 23 cm.

Extent 64 p. Other physical details ill. System control number. Roger Hohm shares his knowledge of Alberta's irrigation history gained through his year career with Alberta Agriculture.

Shelley Woods talks about today's efficient system and. Designed for both students and general audiences, the series looks at the importance of irrigation to life in Southern Alberta.

In fact, irrigation feeds 40% of the world's population, and not Views: K. Irrigation has played a small role on the farm. Damon’s father put a pivot on a quarter section 14 years ago, a time when the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District was considering capping.

The Irrigation Districts Act enables the establishment of 13 irrigation districts in Alberta and describes the structure, governance, powers, and duties for the formation and operations of irrigation districts.

The purpose of an irrigation district is to: construct, operate, and maintain irrigation works in each district for the conveyance and.

The Western Irrigation District provides irrigation water to over farms acres of land, and supplies municipal water to o people in four different communities through 1, km of canals and pipelines.

Like other irrigation districts in Alberta, the WID operates under the rules and procedures of the Irrigation Districts Act. The Canadian Agricultural Partnership is a five-year, $3 billion federal-provincial-territorial investment in the agriculture, agri-food and agri-based products sector that began in Apriland is the successor of the Growing Forward 2 partnership.

In Alberta, the Canadian Agricultural Partnership represents a federal - provincial investment of $ million in strategic programs. Program Funding List – Canadian Agricultural Partnership Farm Water Supply Program Version Page 1 of 11 To be eligible for funding, projects must be identified in a Long-Term Water Management Plan (LTWMP) approved by an Agriculture and Forestry (AF) Water Specialist prior to starting the project and incurring any expenses.

Projects must meet the requirements of all applicable federal and. Board Meeting Minutes Click on a date to view the minutes for that meeting. Economic benefits and costs of irrigation in the eastern irrigation district of Alberta.

Edmonton: Distributed by Dept. of Extension, University of Alberta, [] (OCoLC). irrigated agriculture. Water quality for irrigation affects the sustainability of irrigated soils. Soil salinity/waterlogging affects between 4 and 25 % of Alberta’s irrigation districts (Hecker ).

Of this area, 70 to 80% of the salinity within the irrigation districts of Alberta is attributed to canal seepage.Columbia River Basin in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Montana & Wyoming. Pacific Northwest Region. Programs & Activities. These farm unit maps are organized by irrigation district and then further divided by block numbers.

Irrigation Districts. South Columbia Irrigation District. East Columbia Irrigation District. Quincy Columbia Irrigation District. The St. Mary River Irrigation District services aboutacres of irrigated land through about 2, kilometres of canals and pipelines between Medicine Hat and Lethbridge.

It has three large pump stations and although the amount varies annually, they use a lot of power — million kWh to million kWh yearly from to