TITLE

Grant to aid center pivot technology

AUTHOR(S)
Haire, Brad
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;1/12/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that a new grant will help University of Georgia and Clemson University scientists show farmers a new technology that will help them conserve water and improve the yields of their crops. The scientists will use a three-year, $500,000 Natural Resource Conservation Service grant to install on farms and conduct field days for variable-rate irrigation systems. Five center-pivot irrigation systems in Georgia and one in South Carolina will be retrofitted with VRI technology each year for the next three years, said Calvin Perry, a researcher with the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
ACCESSION #
15839635

 

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