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Category Archives: Drip Irrigation Basics
If you’ve ever wondered how a drip irrigation system works, Toro makes it easy to visualize. A new illustration shows typical drip irrigation layouts with key components for five different types of drip irrigation systems: field crop Subsurface Drip Irrigation … Continue reading
Closely spaced drip tape emitters can enhance salt management for seed germination, leach salts in permanent crops, dilute soil salinity for salt-sensitive crops and manipulate the wetting pattern – all with less cost and more efficiency than widely spaced emitters. … Continue reading
Find out what upgrading to drip irrigation could mean to your bottom line with Toro’s new Drip Irrigation Payback Wizard, developed in partnership with the Irrigation Association’s (IA) Drip/Micro Common Interest Group. Just answer five questions about the crop, and this online … Continue reading
Want to learn more about the benefits of drip irrigation? Visit http://www.dripirrigation.org, an educational website from Toro. Aimed at the agricultural, landscape, and greenhouse industries, this site offers articles, illustrations, software, videos, and other links to answer questions about drip … Continue reading
Improved crop yield and quality. Water and nutrients are spoon-fed to the crop uniformly and on the desired schedule. Water conservation. Drip irrigation helps stretch limited water supplies by reducing water runoff, deep percolation and/or over-irrigation due to poor application … Continue reading
The benefits of drip irrigation are easy to see at Weilmunster Farms in Parma, Idaho. After adopting drip technology, the farm increased its hops yields by 400 pounds per acre, which translated into increased revenues of $800 to $1,600 per … Continue reading