BRAE 236 lab 1 writeup

BRAE 236 lab 1 writeup - Shelsie Kloepper 28 September,...

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Shelsie Kloepper 28 September, 2011 BRAE 236-01 BRAE 236 Lab 1: Irrigation System Tour Irrigation Practice Field Stations Border Irrigation: Border Irrigation has proven to be useful for infiltrating water because its large surface area allowing the water to spread out and soak the soil. At the border irrigation station our group started the border at one and a half turns. Then we watched as the water advanced down the 15 feet wide border. We recorded the length the water had advanced every five minutes for twenty minutes(see the next page for the table and graph). The water moved unevenly during the first 50 feet, and did not completely even out until reaching about 110 feet down the border. The border strip allowed water to easily flow down the field and apply a large amount of water to the ground. Drip Irrigation: At the Drip Irrigation Station we measured the flow rate of 1 emitter. The common units of flow rate
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are gallons per minute or cubic feet per second. The emitters are spaced about 12½
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