Irrigation study holds some surprises

Haire, Brad
March 2004
Southeast Farm Press;3/10/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p15
Trade Publication
Presents an article on the irrigation study conducted by the university of Georgia. Wide variation in the irrigation habits of the farmers in drought and rainy conditions for the past five years starting from 1999 to 2004; Collection of the data from irrigated fields by scientists working on the Agricultural Water Potential Use and Management Program in Georgia; Views of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Professor, Jim Hook, on the irrigation taking place in Dougherty Plain; Conclusion from the study that most farmers don't apply as much water as was previously figured during the drought.


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