Dry land Farming 101: Irrigation Districts
May 25, 2022
Blaine County is home to five established Irrigation Districts that serve our local farmers. The districts are a small part of a much larger project. To begin with water is managed through Fresno Reservoir by the St. Mary's Milk River Irrigation Project. The benefactors from the Milk River Irrigation project includes far more than just the farmers that pump water onto their fields for their crops. The City of Chinook as well as the City of Harlem is also directly served by the project.
The five districts that serve Blaine County include the Fort Belknap Irrigation District which runs from L...