Irrigation Scheduling for Agricultural Crops: It’s Not Just a Flip of a Switch!

Outlet: Cleantechblog.com

August 25, 2009

Agricultural use of water within California use has been a media magnet these days. With the reductions of pumping into the California Aqueduct from the Delta, California in its third straight year of a drought, and an increasing population that is putting strain on an aging infrastructure, it is not much of a surprise to find that water is on many people’s mind. In a normal year, 48% of the water is used for environmental reasons, 41% for agricultural purposes, and 11% for urban
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