TITLE

Subsurface drip logical solution for frugal New Mexico farmer

AUTHOR(S)
Blake, Cary
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;12/2/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 23, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the subsurface drip irrigation and its relevance to crops and farmers in Deming, New Mexico. It mentions the installation of the said irrigation method at the Don Hartman Farms by Don Hartman and cites its beneficial result to their crops and cost effectiveness. In addition, it denotes the drip irrigation's applicability in applying herbicides and insecticides. Moreover, the maintenance for drip irrigation is also mentioned.
ACCESSION #
56540374

 

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