Saves money, energy Variable rate irrigation expanding

Lollis, Tom
February 2006
Southeast Farm Press;2/8/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p24
Trade Publication
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.


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