Irrigation start up goes well

June 2006
Farmers Weekly;6/9/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 23, p73
Trade Publication
The article presents a narrative of the author's experience in starting irrigation at Docking Farm in Norfolk, England. The irrigation at the farm tipped out 52 millimeters in nine days in late May 2006. Coming in small quantities it has soaked the crops really well. The author started scab control irrigation on the Marfona and Estima, which reached hook stage a couple of weeks and are now just past tuber initiation. Though the author managed to run the irrigation system, he still experienced the start up irritations.


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