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Drip vs Overhead Irrigation (Part 4)

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Originally published in Growing Magazine’s July 2014 issue. Less Complicated Farm Management at a Lower Cost After switching to drip irrigation, growers initially use less water, save money and get similar yields as they did with an overhead system. Once that first year passes, the grower realizes that the system is complex and high-maintenance. Replicating […]

Originally published in Growing Magazine’s July 2014 issue. Dispelling the Myths Irrigation efficiency is about more than just pumping the smallest possible amount of water. A system’s efficiency is determined by its performance and distribution uniformity, along with the crop’s response to irrigation. Efficiency is the reason many growers have become big fans of drip. […]

Drip vs Overhead Irrigation

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Originally published in Growing Magazine’s July 2014 issue. Is overhead irrigation a system of the past? We certainly don’t think so! Drip irrigation systems may be highly efficient in water use, but new overhead sprinklers are almost as water and energy efficient. Most people have strong opinions about drip and overhead irrigation systems. Ask a […]

Drip certainly has its place in irrigation but there are benefits to Wobblers for certain field installations. In some soils, water does not disburse horizontally. Roots may not be close enough to drip outlets to receive adequate water. For this reason, additional irrigation is sometimes needed at certain stages of plant development. Wobblers can be […]

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  • Drip vs Overhead Irrigation (Part 5) Originally published in Growing Magazine’s July 2014 issue. Minimal investments for a strong ROI For large-scale commercial growers, overhead irrigation is more economically feasible. Drip systems typically cost $500 to $1,200 or more ... Learn more »
  • Drip vs Overhead Irrigation (Part 4) Originally published in Growing Magazine’s July 2014 issue. Less Complicated Farm Management at a Lower Cost After switching to drip irrigation, growers initially use less water, save money and get similar yields ... Learn more »


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