Dairy Drip System Automatically Adjusts Nitrogen

Taylor HillmanDairy & Livestock, Drought, Technology, Water

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The dairy drip project looking at using lagoon water through drip tape adjusts the nitrogen content automatically to keep a consistent percentage.

System Automatically Adjusts Nitrogen

DeJager farms in Chowchilla is fine-tuning a drip irrigation system that automatically adjusts the nitrogen content at the pump. Farm Manager Nate Ray says the system monitors the nitrogen level as it combines lagoon and fresh water, and that’s a big help as the manure water consistency changes.