Economics of Irrigation Systems
- Date of Publication
- December 7, 2021
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Choosing and buying an irrigation system for crop production can be expensive and complex. This publication discusses five common types of irrigation systems used in Texas: furrow (or surface); mid-elevation spray application center pivot; low elevation spray application center pivot; low energy precision application center pivot; and subsurface drip irrigation. Included is information on costs, benefits and other factors that should be considered. (20 pages).
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