Efficiency in agricultural irrigation is a critical component of how we address water supply issues. Using irrigation water efficiently, by balancing the specific needs of the farm with conservation principles, ensures that enough water is available both for crop needs and for the surrounding region and wildlife. Appropriate irrigation equipment selection and soil conservation practices are both important pieces to this puzzle.
To learn more about options for increasing irrigation efficiency, take a look at these resources from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS):
For more information about irrigation water supply in our region, visit the North Unit Irrigation District (NUID) website.