BRAE320-AgWater S09

BRAE320-AgWater S09 - BRAE 340 Irrigation Water Management...

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BRAE 340 Irrigation Water Management Page -1 AGWATER 2009 BRAE 340 - Irrigation Water Management AGWATER (Irrigation Training Software) Introduction : The goal of this lab is to introduce you to the AGWATER Irrigation Training Software, developed by Cal Poly’s Irrigation Training and Research Center (ITRC). You will also explore the concepts of irrigation scheduling and distribution uniformity. AGWATER Study #1 : Using the AGWATER [Input ] program, complete a Hand-Move sprinkler irrigation schedule for a complete year. [25 points] Region: Five Points (in the San Joaquin Valley) Soil: Silt Loam (no secondary soil) Hardpan: [No] Permeability or Salinity Problems: [No] High Water Table: [No] Crop: Cotton Root Depth: 6.0 feet Row spacing: 3.3 feet Irrigation Prior to planting: [Yes] 1/15 SMD prior to pre-plat irrigation: 8 inches Planting: 4/1 Defoliate: 9/24 (Harvest) Irrigation System: Hand Move / Side Roll (No secondary system) Distribution Uniformity: Unknown Lateral operated at once: 12 Lateral moves: 11 Lateral move distance: 40 feet Sprinkler spacing: 30 feet All laterals have the same length Lateral Length= 1320’ or 44 qty/lat Use alternate sets: [No] Percentage of Runoff: 2 % Sprinkler Definition:
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2009 for the course BRAE 3934 taught by Professor Burgoa during the Fall '09 term at Cal Poly.

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BRAE320-AgWater S09 - BRAE 340 Irrigation Water Management...

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