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Publication Irrigation Scheduling by the Checkbook Method
This publication outlines and shows the Checkbook Method of irrigation scheduling.
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Publication chemical/x-isostar Planning To Irrigate: A Checklist
Installing an irrigation system on a piece of land requires a great deal of planning and a significant financial investment.
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Publication Selecting a Sprinkler Irrigation System
The four basic methods of irrigation are: subsurface irrigation (“subirrigation,” which uses tile drain lines), surface or gravity irrigation, trickle irrigation (also called drip irrigation) and sprinkler irrigation. Of the acres currently irrigated in North Dakota, more than 80 percent use some type of sprinkler
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Publication Troff document Farmstead Energy Audit
The purpose of this publication is to give tips on ways to reduce costs for your operation. By reducing the amount of energy you consume, you not only will be saving money, but also reducing possible pollution and reducing the consumption of nonrenewable resources.
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Publication Compatibility of North Dakota Soils for Irrigation
This publication is intended as a first step to help current and prospective irrigators understand the principles behind the irrigability of soils in North Dakota. This publication lists all the soils in the state with relevant properties and categorizes them as irrigable, conditional or nonirrigable.
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Publication text/texmacs Funding Assistance Programs for Irrigation Development in North Dakota: Financial Incentives for Irrigators and Irrigation Districts
This publication list the sources of funding agencies to aid irrigation development.
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Publication Soil, Water and Plant Characteristics Important to Irrigation
This publication will improve the ability to understand fundamental irrigation water management parameters.
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Publication Care and Maintenance of Irrigation Wells
Effective irrigation is not possible without a reliable water source. In North Dakota, the availability of relatively shallow aquifers with high-quality water has spurred the development of irrigation in many areas. Irrigation wells must produce a high volume of water during the driest months: July and August. To maintain consistent, high production from year to year, a well requires annual maintenance, just like any other piece of valuable equipment.
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Publication PS document Irrigation Water Pumps
A pump is the heart of most irrigation systems and if not maintained can use much more power than required leading to excess pumping costs and wasting electricity.
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Publication SIS package Irrigation Water Sample Analysis
The NDSU Soil and Water Testing Laboratory has been making soil-water compatibility recommendations since the early 1960s. These recommendations are based on the electrical conductivity (EC) and sodium adsorption ratio (SAR) determined on the irrigation water and the soil series present on the land to be irrigated.
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