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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Smart Water Use on Your Farm or Ranch

Title:
Smart Water Use on Your Farm or Ranch

Abstract:
As producers throughout the nation grow increasingly concerned about water scarcity, farmers, ranchers and agricultural educators are beginning to explore new, conservation-oriented approaches to water use. They are managing soil to improve infiltration, selecting drought-tolerant crops and native forages, and designing innovative runoff collection systems. Smart Water Use on Your Farm or Ranch spotlights innovative, SARE-funded research into a range of conservation options including soil management, such as using compost, conservation tillage and cover crops; plant management, featuring crop rotation, water-conserving plants and rangeland drought mitigation; and water management strategies such as low-volume irrigation and water recycling.

URL:
http://www.sare.org/Learning-Center/Bulletins/Smart-Water-Use-on-Your-Farm-or-Ranch

Source:
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
2006

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