TITLE

Saves money, energy Variable rate irrigation expanding

AUTHOR(S)
Lollis, Tom
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;2/8/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the benefits from the variable rate irrigation (VRI) system developed at Clemson University's Edisto Research and Education Center at Blackville, South Carolina. According to Ahmad Khalilian, agricultural engineer at the university, the system allows a farmer to put right amount of water exactly where it is needed. In 2004, under a grant from the Natural Resource Conservation Service, the university was authorized to install three VRI systems in South Carolina.
ACCESSION #
19761609

 

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