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Automatic Water Control Structures for Surface Irrigation (Summarized)

Humpherys, A.S. (1966) Automatic Water Control Structures for Surface Irrigation (Summarized). The Furrow, Farm Magazine. January 1966. pp. 20-21. Deere and Co.

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Many improvements have been made in irrigation methods
and equipment in recent years. However, surface irrigation has not benefited from automation and still requires much hand labor. In addition to this high labor requirement, an excessive amount of water is often used. This is particularly true in areas where water is relatively cheap and labor is scarce. Further improvement in surface
irrigation methods and equipment using mechanized automated
control structures will enable the farmer to apply water with a
minimum of labor and to obtain maximum use from the water, thus conserving his resources.

Item Type: Article
NWISRL Publication Number: 0045
Subjects: Irrigation > Irrigation control
Practical farm efficiency
Mass Import - autoclassified (may be erroneous)
Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:58
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2016 15:44
Item ID: 1229