Texas A&M AgriLife Research Study: Center pivot does not always mean efficiency, water conservation varies by application method

Outlet: AgriLife Today

August 5, 2014

Identifying, but more importantly, gaining adoption of the most efficient irrigation systems is an important step in water conservation within agriculture, according to a recent study conducted by Texas A&M AgriLife Research. The study, in partnership with the TX Alliance for Water Conservation, determined that producers who were not using low energy precision application (LEPA) sprinkler systems were leaving as much as $100 per acre behind.