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Chemigation Guidelines for BC





This manual was prepared by the B.C. Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Resource Management Branch in Abbotsford, BC. It was published in partnership with the Irrigation Industry Association of BC and the BCMAFF.

The manual provides information on the practice of applying chemicals to a crop through an irrigation system, design and operation of chemigations systems as well as information on regulations and standards in B.C.

Specific topics covered are:

  • Laws and regulations affecting Chemigation
  • Chemigation Considerations ie: Advantages, disadvantages
  • Cross-Connection Control
  • Chemical Selection
  • Injection Equipment
  • Calculating Injection Rates