Drip Irrigation in Alfalfa

Taylor Hillman Forage Crops, General

Some alfalfa growers are finding success with drip irrigation over flood methods. Sabrina Hill reports.
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Todd Rinkenberger is the Western US Sales Sales Manager for Netafim USA. He says he’s seen a shift recently with some alfalfa growers changing from flood irrigation to drip. And he says there are a couple of reasons for that.

He says so far, they’ve had the most interest in drip irrigation for alfalfa in the central parts of the state.

For more of the interview with Rinkenberger, click the links below.

Alfalfa and drip irrigation

Rodents and drip irrigation

Benefits of drip irrigation