Thursday, October 1, 2020

Tag: agriculture

Alberta Provides Grant to Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District

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The Alberta government has granted almost $1.1 million to the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District as part of the province’s $10-million Irrigation Rehabilitation Program. This funding...

Shuswap Watershed Council Awarding Five Grants to Protect Water Quality

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The Shuswap Watershed Council (SWC) is awarding five grants this year to help farm businesses in the Shuswap watershed improve nutrient management, and ultimately...

Saskatchewan Invests in Agricultural Water Management Demonstrations

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Greg Ottenbreit, the minister responsible for Water Security Agency (WSA), announced that the WSA is investing $1 million to partner with 10 stakeholder organizations...

New Plan to Help Farmers in B.C. Adapt to Climate Change

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Farmers on Vancouver Island and the Southern Gulf Islands will have more support to adapt to climate change following the development of the Vancouver...

Climate Change to Increase Farmland and Environmental Threats: Study

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A new frontier that may increase farmland also poses environmental threats from degraded water quality and increased carbon emissions, according to a new study. The...

Natural Infrastructure Improves Water Quality in Agricultural Landscapes: Research

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New research helps build the case for harnessing the power of natural infrastructure for large-scale wetland restoration. This approach can help improve water quality...

Anti-Sprawl Policies May Be Harming Water Quality: Study

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Urban growth boundaries are created by governments in an effort to concentrate urban development—buildings, roads, and the utilities that support them—within a defined area....

New Funding to Help Improve Water Quality in Lake Erie and...

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The governments of Canada and Ontario will be committing additional funding to help improve water quality in the Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair...

New Program to Help Ontario Farmers Improve Water Quality

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To mark this year's World Soil Day, the governments of Canada and Ontario are launching a $5.75 million, multi-year project to help Ontario farmers...

Researchers Engineer Soil Moisture Sensor to Reduce Water Consumption

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A team of University of Connecticut researchers engineered a soil moisture sensor that responds to the global need to regulate water consumption in agriculture. The...

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