midtncattle wrote:What does it actual take to irrigate pasture? I am talking water amounts, options for sprinklers, and price. Let's use a 10 acre paddock as a starting point. Please let me know if you do irrigation on any level.
Stocker Steve wrote:why do you only see sideroll sprinklers in the west?
by Stocker Steve » Wed Jun 27, 2012 2:00 pmcross_7 wrote:
231 cubic inches in a gallon of water.
1" of water over 1 acre is roughly 25000 gallons
if i were to try and irrigate a 10 acre place i would use a sideroll sprinkler so i didn't have to move pipe.
water requirements and sprinkler size is going to depend how much and often you want to water.
why do you only see sideroll sprinklers in the west?
Reloadem wrote:you really do have a lot of options, provided you have water rights. I like to use a irrigation pump with 1 horsepower per acre, can be done with half that though.
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