More growers are transitioning to drip irrigation and those users are seeing more benefits than just a water-use reduction. Netafim Product Manager Dennis Hannaford says growers need to remember those added benefits and the ability the system has to control potential problems.
Benefits and Challenges of Efficient Irrigation
Hannaford says the efficient systems still see some significant hurdles and the biggest challenge is getting bigger.
Hannaford says it’s important for growers to keep in mind that these systems pay for themselves pretty quickly and any efficient system will always be a good idea for a state that has reoccurring drought cycles.