Story: Irrigation and drainage

Winchmore Irrigation Research Station

Winchmore Irrigation Research Station

The Winchmore Irrigation Research Station, 16 kilometres north-west of Ashburton, was established in 1946 to investigate the benefits of irrigation in Canterbury, initially for pastoral and arable farming, and later for apple crops.

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Reference: AANR 6329 89 DA26,715

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Terry Heiler, 'Irrigation and drainage - The post-war period', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 July 2022)

Story by Terry Heiler, published 24 Nov 2008