Drip Irrigation Field Trial for Sustainable Potato Cropping in the San Luis Valley
Organization: Colorado Potato Administrative Committee
Date Approved: May 2013
Basin Funds: $40,000
State Funds: $0
This project studied the benefits of drip irrigation as a sustainable irrigation practice in the face of drought and diminishing water supply. Two sub-surface drip irrigation systems were installed on 47 acres in the central San Luis Valley, on two farms near Hooper, CO.