Center Pivot Irrigation - Metric Units
- Date of Publication
- December 22, 2021
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The center pivot is the agricultural irrigation system of choice for large acreage because of its low labor and maintenance requirements, convenience, flexibility, performance, and easy operation. Center pivot systems, when properly designed and equipped, conserve valuable resources such as water, energy, money, and time. Wise selection of a center pivot system will result in good water management and conservation, low operating costs, and future flexibility. When ordering a pivot, there are many choices and decisions that need to be made. This publication describes the features and considerations of center pivot irrigation systems and provides measurements and calculations in both imperial and metric units. (25 pages)
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