Roundtable funds CPAC drip project

Outlet: Valley Courier

March 14, 2013

ALAMOSA — To increase farming efficiency and decrease water use, the Colorado Potato Administrative Committee is spearheading a subsurface irrigation pilot project with two area farmers. On Tuesday the Rio Grande Roundtable unanimously approved $40,000 from local basin funds to support a $146,395 drip irrigation project on about 47 acres of the Beiriger and Christensen farms in the Hooper and Center area.