Written by Mark Halsall
As found in Grainews May 4, 2022

“The efficiency of subsurface irrigation is absolutely unbelievable,” says Vandervalk, who grew winter wheat as his first crop on the 640-acre field in 2021. Even though it was another in a string of dry seasons, he only needed 10 and a half inches of water to irrigate the field. Many of his neighbours, he says, put on 18 inches, “and still fell behind with their central pivot.”

“The most important component for me would be is the water going directly to the root system, which is how a plant should be watered. You shouldn’t be watering the leaves of the plant because that’s how disease gets introduced,” he says.

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Subsurface drip irrigation valk land and cattle
2022-05-05T16:23:53-07:00May 5th, 2022|Press Release, Subsurface Drip Irrigation|