EB-6113: Economics of Irrigation Systems
irrigation systems information sheet

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Email: mwaller@tamu.edu

Product Code: EB-6113

Free electronic download.  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. Go to: B-6113 to order printed copies.  (20 pp., 20 tables, 9 figures) By: Lal Almas, Thomas Marek, Stephen H. Amosson, Nicholas  Kenny, Bridget Guerrero, Jnaneshwar R. Girase, Kumar Vimlesh