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Simulating farm irrigation system energy requirements

Robert B. Wensink

Simulating farm irrigation system energy requirements

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Published by Water Resources Research Institute, Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irrigation -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Irrigation -- Research.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert B. Wensink, John W. Wolfe, Michael A. Kizer.
    SeriesWRRI -- 44., WRRI (Series) -- 44.
    ContributionsWolfe, John W. 1917-, Kizer, Michael A.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination105 p. :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14148913M

    Results showed that a model that calibrates it self for the upper and the lower expected values of the solar radiation can be developed using meteorological data such as the location of the site, the daily temperatures, and the minimum relative humidity. They are usually supplied by poly tubing. Horticultural crops are included as well as broadacre crops. It estimates irrigation requirements for systems that irrigate the entire soil surface. When water runs through the system, the sprinkler operates and the reel turns, winding up the hose and pulling the sprinkler and cart in.

    The model is a modification of earlier models and has the advantage of not needing to be calibrated for each new site. TDS is estimated from the EC of the water. Original publication date March Another problem with the use of the historical data method is that its use may be limited to the specific location where the data were obtained.

    In both the corn and soybean studies of food energy output to fuel energy input it was found that this performance depends mainly on the type of soil. Sprinkler Irrigation Sprinkler irrigation can be used to irrigate fields of most any size, slope, or shape. Subscription will auto renew annually. Drake Water Technologies secured U. It estimates irrigation requirements for systems that irrigate the entire soil surface. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.


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Simulating farm irrigation system energy requirements book

To estimate extreme irrigation requirement values, extreme values of rainfall are used. A Department of Energy-National Energy Technology Laboratory funded research award involved the investigation and assessment of: 1 phytoremediation as a water management technique for waste water produced in association with coalbed methane gas extraction; 2 feasibility of commercial-scale, low-impact industrial water treatment technologies for the reduction of salinity and sodicity in coalbed methane gas extraction by-product water; and 3 interactions of coalbed methane extraction by-product water with landscapes, vegetation, and water resources of the Powder River Basin.

Irrigation wells tap aquifers and unfortunately, most aquifers in North Dakota contain some level of dissolved iron.

From the above definition, a crop's irrigation requirement does not include water applied for leaching of salts, freeze protection, crop cooling, or other purposes, even though water for these purposes is required for crop production and is applied through an irrigation system.

Long-term studies such as this are not commonly possible due to limitations in funding cycles. Laterals are usually spaced about forty feet apart. Alternative methods of irrigation are presented, emphasising the characteristics of each that may make them suitable or unsuitable for particular situations.

Always make a map of where you lay pipes and bury them as deep as possible — at least 18 inches for main supply lines and 9 inches for secondary lines.

Estimating Crop Irrigation Requirements for Irrigation System Design and Consumptive Use Permitting

To estimate mean values, long-term average values of monthly rainfall and ET are used in the regression model. A computer model was developed using Visual Basic to model the system and the resulting model was tested and used in comparing the economics of a traditional irrigation system and an irrigation system powered by solar panels.

The system powered by the solar panel had a greater total annual cost than the traditional system but the sensitivity analysis performed showed that if the trends in energy prices continue and the prices of the solar panels continue to decrease, the cost for operating the traditional systems will be close to the cost of operating the systems powered by the solar panels in less than a 10 years.

For Objective 2, and based on input from DOE, USDA, Land Grant university scientists, and others, several herbaceous and woody energy crop species were selected for new or further evaluation across wide geographic areas as cellulosic feedstock sources.

The SAR of a water sample is the proportion of sodium to calcium and magnesium in the water. The iron in the water provides the energy that iron bacteria need to grow and that process leaves a slimy organic substance on well screens, pump intakes and other parts of the well.

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If a crop has been repeatedly grown at a given location, and if a long-term record has been kept of irrigation water applied, this record can be used to estimate future uses. They are usually supplied by poly tubing.

It estimates either mean or extreme values of irrigation requirements, based on rainfall drought frequency data used. The energy impact is less for soybeans. Many of the concepts surrounding irrigation are applicable to a consideration of drainage, so the book discusses that technology as well.best irrigation system for your money is the Irrigation Consumer Bill of RightsTM from the Cal Poly Irrigation Training and Research Center.

A copy is provided in this module. CALIFORNIA ALMOND SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM—IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT. A new center pivot irrigation system needs a water source (well or surface water), a pump, a power source (electric motor or engine), controls and often a buried pipeline.

At prices, the average cost of a new quarter section center pivot (irrigating about acres of the acres), setup in a field with a concrete pad, is about $90, Water Requirements Authors: Richard G.

Allen, James L. Wright, Distribution uniformity, Irrigation efficiency, Irrigation system performance, Irrigation system performance evaluation, Microirrigation, Glossary in Design and Operation of Farm Irrigation Systems (2nd ed.) DOI: Exploring Energy Productivity for a Groundwater Dependent Irrigated Farm Using a System Dynamics Approach Conference Paper (PDF Available) · January with 56 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Design and Operation of Farm Irrigation Systems, 2nd Edition

Nov 23,  · Farm Systems: Designing an Effective Irrigation System. 11/23/ 0 Comments Title Vegetable Irrigation: Basics for Beginning Farmers Overview On the market farm, a dry year shouldn’t keep you from producing a crop – and even in a normal year your farm will benefit from a well thought-out irrigation system.

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and even in a normal year. Computer model for on-farm irrigation system planning evaluation and selection of the best alternative on-farm irrigation system plan. The model is used to predict operation of an on-farm irrigation system under given site-specific conditions and select the best system plan from a set of alternatives.

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