Record breaking drought exposes irrigation system shortfalls

Smith, Ron
September 2011
Southwest Farm Press;9/15/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 18, p1
Trade Publication
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.


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