Center Pivot Irrigation

Source: Texas AgriLife Extension Service

The center pivot is the system of choice for agricultural irrigation because of its low labor and maintenance requirements, convenience, flexibility, performance and easy operation. This publication includes complete details on choosing a center pivot design, comparing costs, efficiencies of various water applicators, pivot management, and chemigation with center pivot systems. There is also a section on converting existing systems to low-pressure application.

By: Leon New, Guy Fipps
New – July 10, 2000 (Reviewed: November 1, 2010)
ID: B-6096

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