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Old 05-25-2013, 03:53 PM
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Old 05-25-2013, 05:04 PM
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Old 05-25-2013, 05:57 PM
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Old 05-25-2013, 06:04 PM
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So if this guy has 9000 head of cattle @ 12 gallon's a day, that equal's 38,880,000 gallon's a year. Now i know that those circular walking ag irrigation system's are mighty big, but just how much water is required for one crop of corn ?
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Old 05-26-2013, 09:46 AM
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So if this guy has 9000 head of cattle @ 12 gallon's a day, that equal's 38,880,000 gallon's a year. Now i know that those circular walking ag irrigation system's are mighty big, but just how much water is required for one crop of corn ?
It generally ranges from 15-25 inches, however it is obviously highly variable. Here is a doc on the irrigation requirements of corn in Nebraska.

http://www.ianrpubs.unl.edu/pages/pu...icationId=1004
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Old 05-26-2013, 04:33 PM
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Thank's for that info. I was under the impression that there was a standard length for center pivot's, i see now that that isn't even close to true, there are some oversea's that are over a mile long. What's the average length in your area?
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Old 05-27-2013, 09:41 AM
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Thank's for that info. I was under the impression that there was a standard length for center pivot's, i see now that that isn't even close to true, there are some oversea's that are over a mile long. What's the average length in your area?
Don't have any center pivot in my area. Furrow and drip pretty much dominates.
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Thank's for that info. I was under the impression that there was a standard length for center pivot's, i see now that that isn't even close to true, there are some oversea's that are over a mile long. What's the average length in your area?
Real lot in Northern Maine for potato farms. Most average bout 1/4 mile
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