B.C. Irrigation Management Guide


Irrigation management is an integral part of good farm management. This Guide consists of information and exercises to improve irrigation management on farms. Completing the worksheets at the end of this publication will provide a better understanding of how to meet the crop’s water requirements while managing water more efficiently.

Topics covered are:

Introduction to An Irrigation Management Plan
Environmental Concerns of Irrigation Water Supply
Basic Environmental Farm Assessment for Irrigation
Plants, Soil and Soil Water
Irrigation System Assessment
Irrigation Scheduling
Energy Conservation and Operating Costs
Chemigation, Frost Protection and Crop Cooling
Use of Reclaimed Water

This 300 page Guide can be ordered from the Irrigation Industry Associations of BC