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What we do at Irrigation Leader Magazine

Irrigation Leader is dedicated to the men and women providing water to irrigators in the 17 western states and beyond. Our interviews with irrigation district managers and personnel; supplier representatives; and leading local, state and federal government officials distill the issues of the day and offer real-world perspectives and insight.

Current Editions

Here are the latest editions of Irrigation Leader magazine. You can find previous months by selecting the desired edition under the Magazines tab or by visiting our archives here.

New Zealand

Volume 14 Issue 8 September NZ

Interviewing Jemma Mulvihill was especially interesting for a U.S. magazine active in New Zealand, because Ms. Mulvihill’s studies in the United States and her observation of the…

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Washington State

Volume 14 Issue 8 September WA

After more than 40 years at the Yakima-Tieton Irrigation District (YTID), 25 of which as its manager, Rick Dieker is preparing to retire. I’ve known Mr. Dieker for years now and have…

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Main Edition

Volume 14 Issue 8 September

For more than 70 years, the Four States Irrigation Council has been providing irrigators from Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming a forum to connect with each other…

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Arizona State

Volume 14 Issue 8 September AZ

In this month’s cover story, we have the privilege of speaking with Congressman Ruben Gallego about advocating for Arizona in Washington, DC, and in the Colorado basin.

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Nebraska State

Volume 14 Issue 8 September NE

This month, we’re pleased to feature an interview with Sherry Vinton, who, in addition to serving as director of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture since January…

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Jobs Board

Our website serves as a clearinghouse for requests for proposals and job listings published by water agencies and irrigation districts throughout the United States. We post jobs at no charge, in the Irrigation Leader, Hydro Leader, and Municipal Water Leader magazines and websites.