Irrigation

Irrigation cover photo

Irrigation is key to global food security. World-wide, irrigation produces 40% of global food supplies. In Canada, only 8.5% of Canadian farms use irrigation; the rest rely solely on rain for crop watering.

"Sprinkler irrigation on onions", Page 2 – Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture

  • environment
  • water
  • irrigation
  • crops
  • plants
  • farm
  • farming
  • fruit
  • vegetable
  • oilseeds
  • cereal
  • pulses
  • forage
  • conservation
  • fertilizer
  • pesticides
  • food
  • technology

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