Tools for Agriculture

drought1The CVRD Public Safety Division has a new webpage with information on current drought levels and additional resources for agriculture, as well as a link to sign up for notifications if the province moves to drought level 4 in the Cowichan Region.

There are many resources available which provide information relevant to managing agriculture in drought conditions. Check out the links below for more details.

Irrigation Management

Irrigation System Upgrade Opportunities

Have you completed an Environmental Farm Plan?  If so, the next step may be to create an Irrigation Management Plan with potential access to cost-share support.

Operations Recommendations

For a complete list of publications and resources from the BC Ministry of Agriculture, please visit their Drought webpage at: http://www.agf.gov.bc.ca/emergency/Drought/Drought.htm

Livestock Management

Livestock Drought Management Recommendations

Livestock Watering

Drought Impacts on Soil

For a complete list of publications and resources from the BC Ministry of Agriculture, please visit their Drought webpage at: http://www.agf.gov.bc.ca/emergency/Drought/Drought.htm

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