Precision Chemigation with Center Pivot Irrigation for Improved Production Efficiency
Application of chemicals with irrigation water is a widely adopted practice with center pivot irrigation systems, however, the standard practice of chemical injection at a constant rate results in systematic chemical application errors ranging from 7 to 22% for center pivots equipped with a corner watering attachment and/or an end gun. This project evaluates the feasibility of a less expensive and more reliable means to control flow proportional chemical injection with center pivot systems than currently commercially available to reduce systematic chemical application errors.
Small Business Information at Submission:
Principal Investigator:John P. Taberna
Business Contact:Karolyn R. Taberna
Western Ag Research
P.O. Box 1342 Blackfoot, ID 83221
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