As Delta Plastics announced to growers this week that portable flowmeters are available on loan at several locations throughout the Delta free of charge, Delta FarmPress published an article touting flowmeters as a primary tool for irrigation water management. The DFP article describes how a flowmeter can help to properly plan and evaluate irrigation in order to achieve desired goals of water conservation, irrigation efficiency, and energy efficiency — reducing costs while maintaining or enhancing yield. Three steps to guide progress in the use of flowmeter information are included.
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