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Here Are 7 of The Week’s Best Photos (06/04/20)

Vineyard

Vineyard: A vineyard in Madera, California with brand new Amnon emitterline installed.  Irrigation performance in developing vineyards is extremely important in protecting young grape clusters, especially during heatwaves.

Vines Flooded

Vines Flooded: A small vineyard located near Fresno, CA that has been flood irrigated the night before.  This particular vineyard produces grapes that will later be turned into raisins.

Tomatoes

Tomatoes: Processing tomatoes being grown in western Fresno County.  Each row of tomatoes is spaced 60” apart with a single line of drip tape installed 10” below the surface.  This block is using Jain Irrigation Cascade drip tape with the specification of 7/8” 13mil 12” .17GPH.

Early Peppers

Early Peppers: Young peppers being irrigated in the morning sun.  Each bed of peppers is planted with two rows.  In the center of each bed is a single line of drip tape.  Each bed has a spacing of 40” from center to center with a full length of each bed/row being 1,280 feet.

Cotton

Cotton: California cotton being grown in western Fresno County.  California predominately grows Pima cotton which is a higher valued variety of cotton.  Last year there were nearly 300,000 acres of cotton planted in California.

Corn

Corn: Silage corn that will be chopped in a few months and used as feed rations for dairy cattle.  This corn is irrigated with drip tape that is installed in-between two rows of corn.  This allows for efficient water application while also reducing the amount of drip tape needed to irrigate the crop.

Amnon White

Amnon White: Newly installed Amnon PC emitterline.  Amnon PC emitterilne is an industry leading inline pressure compensating drip line that uses a robust emitter design packaged with tubing that has an industry leading 12 year warranty to deliver the best performance and value.

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