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PIVOT IRRIGATION PROJECT FOSSEN AIR LTD. BAR 7 RANCH Bar 7 Ranch, recipient of BC's 2022 Environmental Stewardship Award, has worked with Southern Irrigation to upgrade their yields and save labour with Lindsay Zimmatic Pivots. Transcript “My name is Doug Fossen, and our ranch name is Fossen Bar 7 Ranch. We’ve ranched here in Rock creek with my wife, three girls, and my mom and dad. We have a cattle [...]

2022-10-19T10:05:07-07:00October 18th, 2022|Press Release, Subsurface Drip Irrigation, Testimonials|

How to Build a Feedlot Water Management System

Raising Beef The life of a beef cow is usually split into two stages: cow-calf operation and feedlots. During cow-calf operation, cows are bred to give birth to calves. The calves are born around 60-100 lbs and will nurse off of their mother for the next 6 to 8 months. Eventually, the calf will start to graze alongside its mother until it is weaned from milk entirely. At this point, the life of [...]

2022-10-05T09:18:36-07:00October 4th, 2022|Dairy and Livestock, Feedlots|


Expanding to Serve our Customers in Northern Alberta Southern Irrigation believes that our customers deserve to do business with a company that will supply them with quality products, high inventory, expert advice, and excellent customer service. We put this statement to action in early 2019 when we established our third location in Red Deer, Alberta. Our branch in Lethbridge had grown rapidly, and it was becoming difficult to give our customers [...]

2022-09-06T13:54:03-07:00September 6th, 2022|Press Release|


SUBSURFACE DRIP IRRIGATION PROJECT VALK LAND AND CATTLE LTD. Valk Land and Cattle have worked with Southern Irrigation to implement a 625-acre subsurface drip irrigation system, the largest in Canada. The system was ready in 2021, during Alberta's hottest year in history. Transcript"I'm Lawrence Vandervalk; I represent Valk Land and Cattle, co-owners with my wife, Sherry.I would recommend SDI to anyone who was interested in the future of irrigation. Our project was [...]

2022-08-17T11:59:26-07:00August 16th, 2022|Press Release, Subsurface Drip Irrigation, Testimonials|

S4 Greenhouses 2021 Irrigation Expansion Project

Background S4 Greenhouse Ltd.’s original greenhouse was built in 1986 in Lacombe, Alberta. After the original owners retired, the business was sold to newcomers Albert and Kim Schermers, in 2014. They expanded their operation with a new tomato greenhouse in 2021, and currently, they grow tomatoes year-round and peppers, beans, lettuce, and cucumbers seasonally. Irrigation Installation Challenges For the new 2021 project, the Schermers were looking for an intelligent [...]

2022-07-13T10:59:35-07:00July 13th, 2022|Case Study, Drip Irrigation, Greenhouse, Testimonials|

The Leaf Ninjas – Restoring Ecology with Solar Drip Irrigation

As irrigation leaders in Western Canada, we have helped many different customers meet their business goals. Southern Irrigation has the opportunity to provide efficient water systems to a wide range of customers, from high-label vineyards and greenhouses to small family-owned farms and gardens, each dedicated to growing the best crop possible. THE LEAF NINJAS Restoring landscapes to a biodiverse paradise One customer, The Leaf Ninjas, caught our attention as their [...]

2022-07-12T14:36:14-07:00July 12th, 2022|Drip Irrigation, Press Release, Testimonials|

Lethbridge College, Southern Irrigation Partnership Grows Irrigation Research

Written by Lethbridge College, 2022 A growing research partnership between Lethbridge College and Southern Irrigation will provide valuable insight that could help producers maximize their crop production. The college and Southern Irrigation are studying the opportunities created by subsurface drip fertigation (SDF), a method that applies water and fertilizer directly to the rootzones of plants through a series of pipes. The research project is ramping up, as this past summer, Lethbridge College and Southern [...]

2022-05-09T14:35:16-07:00May 9th, 2022|Press Release, Subsurface Drip Irrigation|

A New Way to Water Crops

Written by Mark Halsall As found in Grainews May 4, 2022 “The efficiency of subsurface irrigation is absolutely unbelievable,” says Vandervalk, who grew winter wheat as his first crop on the 640-acre field in 2021. Even though it was another in a string of dry seasons, he only needed 10 and a half inches of water to irrigate the field. Many of his neighbours, he says, put on 18 inches, “and still [...]

2022-05-05T16:23:53-07:00May 5th, 2022|Press Release, Subsurface Drip Irrigation|

Now Open in Saskatoon

Hello Saskatchewan! Southern Irrigation is delighted to announce our FIRST location in Saskatchewan to help meet Canada’s growing demand for irrigation and water products. Our new business is located at 26 Capital Circle, Saskatoon, strategically located off Highway 16. The location is now OPEN, and our official grand opening will be held in the spring of 2022! A First-Class Facility for First-Class Customers Our all-new, state-of-the-art building is [...]

2022-01-24T16:34:34-08:00January 24th, 2022|Press Release|

Educating Excellence

SOUTHERN IRRIGATION BELIEVES THAT A BUSINESS WITH A GREAT BRAND AND PREMIUM PRODUCTS WILL NOT SUCCEED IF IT DOES NOT OFFER ITS CUSTOMERS VALUABLE AND EFFICIENT SERVICE. Your Time is Valuable Your time is not free, and we want to respect the time we have with you. For this reason, Southern Irrigation has made it their mission to spend time actively training employees in professional assistance and product knowledge. [...]

2022-01-19T13:31:59-08:00October 20th, 2021|Uncategorised|