High tunnel 3 drip irrigation

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Tips on drip irrigation in High Tunnels

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High tunnel 3 drip irrigation

  1. 1. You can’t grow in a high tunnel without irrigation!
  2. 2. Drip Irrigation <ul><li>Low application rate </li></ul><ul><li>Uniform water application </li></ul><ul><li>Water goes directly to the roots </li></ul><ul><li>Improved disease control </li></ul><ul><li>Relative low cost </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to set up by hand </li></ul>
  3. 3. Problems with Overhead Irrigation <ul><li>Plants don’t benefit from all the water </li></ul><ul><li>Damp foliage may lead to fungal diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Can cause crusting of soil surface </li></ul>
  4. 5. Drip Irrigation components Header Pressure regulator Filter Timer Female Hose Connector
  5. 6. Drip tape components - continued Header to T-tape connector Header to T-tape connector with valve T-tape Grip Sleeve End Hold down T-tape repair connector
  6. 7. Punch
  7. 8. Spooling Drip Tape using a pair of jack stands
  8. 9. Spooling 2 lines of drip tape
  9. 10. Attaching a grip sleeve end
  10. 20. Questions?

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