TITLE

Record breaking drought exposes irrigation system shortfalls

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Ron
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;9/15/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 18, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the views of farmer Glenn Schur and agronomist David Sloane on ways to address the weaknesses in Texas' irrigation system which they presented at the Texas Alliance for Water Conservation field day. Schur reportedly commented that best water management practices still applies despite the severe drought which has exposed irrigation system shortfalls. Sloane discussed the importance of using farm management tool such as SmartCrop moisture monitoring device from Smartfield.
ACCESSION #
66616484

 

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