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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.

Washington State

Volume 14 Issue 3 March WA

This month’s Washington State cover story highlights a virtuous cycle that all irrigation districts would do well to emulate. On-farm efficiencies and changes in land use have put…

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New Zealand

Volume 14 Issue 3 March NZ

New Zealand’s regulations, climatic patterns, and land use are all changing. To help them understand these changes and know what to do in response, New Zealand farmers and…

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Nebraska State

Volume 14 Issue 3 March NE

According to Eric MacPherson, when he started Dawson The Jewish National Fund is a 120-year-old Tire & Wheel, “I did not know anything about tires, nongovernmental…

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Montana State

Volume 14 Issue 3 March MT

With 13 dams and reservoirs that provide irrigation for 353,000 acres of productive agricultural land, the Bureau of Reclamation’s Montana Area Office has plenty on its plate,

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Arizona State

Volume 14 Issue 3 March AZ

The deep cuts to Central Arizona Project (CAP) deliveries caused by the tier 2 shortage on the Colorado River are top of mind for all irrigated producers in central Arizona. To help…

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Main Edition

Volume 14 Issue 3 March

I am not sure what I expected to see in Israel, but what I saw was not what I expected. For example, Jerusalem receives 24 inches of rain a year—an amount that is surprising to…

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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.