A Web-Based Advisory Service for Optimum Irrigation Management

  title={A Web-Based Advisory Service for Optimum Irrigation Management},
  author={Charles Hillyer and M. English and C. Abourached and C. Sayde and K. Hutchinson and John Busch},
  • Charles Hillyer, M. English, +3 authors John Busch
  • Published 2009
  • Engineering
  • The optimum (profit maximizing) level of irrigation water use is usually less than the yield maximizing level, particularly when water has an associated opportunity cost. However, the amount of analysis required to implement a profit maximizing strategy is usually too time consuming to be practical for most farmers. Furthermore the practical operational constraints imposed on typical irrigation practices are usually too complicated to be fully encapsulated in software. Oregon State University… CONTINUE READING
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