Will farmers have to start paying for their water?

That’s what grape growers like Niagara’s David Lambert fear, but experts say that this isn’t on the horizon


Niagara-on-the-Lake grape grower David Lambert has to irrigate his 200-acre crop about once a month if his area hasn’t received any rain, pumping water out of a nearby creek to use in both his overhead and trickle irrigation systems.

Better Farming - December 2011