Site considerations for irrigation: fact sheet

This fact sheet describes areas to consider when Peace producers are assessing the feasibility of a site for irrigation, including:

  • Soil type
  • Topography
  • Water source: licensing, distance, water quality
  • Crop water needs: forage, forage seed

Site suitability must be determined after evaluating the potential crop water use deficits, yield benefits, capital costs and operating costs.


Fact Sheet - Irrigation Site Specifics - 2017

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