Farm water fix video series (irrigation)

These 12 videos from 2020 and 2021 follow irrigation designers Andrew Bennett and Bruce Naka around farms in the Kootenay and Boundary regions of British Columbia, Canada….

Delta greenhouse water supply: risks & options

Concerns regarding future water supply and impacts of climate change on agricultural water sources for Delta‚Äôs greenhouse sector were initially identified in the Delta Adaptation Strategies planning…

Improving water-use efficiency for managing during dry conditions

Although the Okanagan is considered to have one of the most favourable climates for agricultural production in the province, in many cases moisture deficiency during the late…

Postharvest deficit irrigation for improved resilience of cherry to climate change

Postharvest deficit irrigation (PDI) is a strategy that can be used to reduce water demands in sweet cherry orchards and is a more sustainable irrigation strategy that…

Irrigate better webinar series

Specialists Bruce Naka and Andrew Bennett present this 4 part webinar series all about irrigation. Part 1 introduces the A to Z of irrigation: from intakes and…

Use mulches to reduce water use with on-farm research

This fillable template introduces the value using mulches to reduce water use and adapt to hotter and drier conditions and walks through the steps to carry out…

Improve water infiltration, soil health with on-farm research

This fillable template introduces the value of adequate water infiltration for crop production and walks through the steps to carry out a research trial. It provides tips…

Agricultural water supply in the Fraser Valley

These resources identify information gaps and issues of concern about the agricultural water supply in the Fraser Valley. They include an analysis of climate change impacts on…

Transferring knowledge about water management

This report summarizes a series of activities undertaken to provide knowledge transfer of water management practices to producers in the Bulkley-Nechako & Fraser Fort-George region. Activities included…

Cowichan Valley farm water planning pilot

These resources detail the process of developing and testing a tool for integrated farm water planning. The Phase 1 (2014) report outlines the process of developing a…