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High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
High tunnel 3 drip irrigation
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High tunnel 3 drip irrigation

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Tips on drip irrigation in High Tunnels

Tips on drip irrigation in High Tunnels

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

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