Nebraska Extension recently released its “Center Pivot Irrigation Handbook” publication. This resource is a comprehensive guide designed to help producers, consultants and the industry get the most from their center pivot irrigation systems.
The handbook was written by University of Nebraska Extension specialists and educators and includes color photos, graphs, charts and tables to illustrate how to get the most out of your irrigation system. Topics covered include pivot performance, soil water management, sprinkler packages, pumping plants, pipeline systems, energy use in irrigation, crop water use, water resource management, limited irrigation and pivot management.
The softbound handbook can be purchased online at the UNL Marketplace or downloaded as a free PDF version and saved on your computer. More information on how to obtain a copy can be found online at cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/center-pivot-handbook-comprehensive-guide-growers.