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  • Reduce Vegetable Production Costs With Drip Irrigation

    Conserving water and reducing costs is always a priority for vegetable growers nationwide. Implementing drip irrigation is one way to conserve water for more sustainable production, according to Penn State University. Benefits As a University of Florida study explains, drip irrigation allows for a controlled application of water by allowing water to drip slowly near the plant roots through a network of valves, pipes, tubing, and emitters. And when properly managed, it can reduce labor…