The Blood Tribe Agricultural Project (1991), operating as a business entity of the Blood Tribe, will operate and maintain the Irrigation System of the Blood Tribe in an efficient and profitable manner, Blood Tribe Agricultural Project will monitor and maintain the conditions of the lands entrusted to BTAP under the 1991 Headlease by securing the appropriate professional scientific expertise in Crop, Soil and Water Management.
It all began in 1930 in Alberta
Blood Tribe Agricultural Project (BTAP)
The Blood Tribe Agricultural Project (BTAP) is an independent, profitable and internationally renowned agribusiness corporation; with a mission to direct, oversee and expand the organization under the authority of Blood Tribe Agricultural Project for the benefit of all Blood Tribe Members.
BTAP is an “irrigation mall” situated on the Blood Indian Reserve #148. Constructed in the 1990s, with further expansion in 2020, it comprises over 34,000 acres and associated irrigation infrastructure providing water to approximately 23,646 acres. BTAP has been in continuous operation for 25 years.