Turning dry lands to arable lands
Irrigation in agriculture plays a significant role in the production of World agricultural goods.
Without the use of irrigation, crop production would be limited making it a challenge to meet the needs of a growing population. Over the years many different irrigation techniques and methods have been developed to accommodate changing environments. Age-old surface irrigation continues to be popular based on its simplicity and cost-effective value, but as technologies are changing mechanized irrigation systems are becoming more and more appealing to producers.
Center pivot irrigation has become the most efficient and effective form of irrigation by using precision technology for many different applications throughout a field. The future of irrigated agriculture will depend on the acceptance of changing technologies to increase precision management practices and enhance crop production. The value of efficiency and effectiveness is essential to maintain a sustainable agriculture environment.