Rainwater Catchment from a High Tunnel for Irrigation Use

Title

Rainwater Catchment from a High Tunnel for Irrigation Use

Number

PM 3017

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Publication Date:

1-2012

Status

Current

Description

Make high tunnels more profitable for crop production by installing a system to catch, store, and reuse the rainwater from periodic rain events. The authors describe system components, give approximate costs, and detail year-round maintenance procedures. Also described is a drip irrigation system.

Keywords:

Crops, Leopold Center

Campus Units

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Department

Leopold Center

Disciplines:

Agriculture | Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering

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