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Old 07-25-2010, 12:25 AM
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peter question

pete you do some field irrigation in the big sky country don't you?

i've been irrigating for the last 10 days on three small pieces 20 - 30 - 40 acres respectfully.

the 20 acre piece is ditch to 18" pipe w/2 - 12" red top valves, the 30 acre piece is open ditch and concrete and board valves supplemented with tarps, the 40 acre piece is an open ditch with a 36" rcp gate and 16 bank gates.

i flood the 20 in 24 hrs and figure the head at just over 1-1/4head. the 30 floods in three days and i get a full head. the 40 also floods in three days and i figure i get just less than 2 head.

my question is that i'm wondering if i'm getting enough head?
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Old 07-25-2010, 06:45 AM
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If you are wondering if you are getting enough head you probably aren't.

I'll ask my new B in law. He irrigates his barley the exact same way. Goes out every hour and redirects the flooding.
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Old 07-25-2010, 07:15 AM
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Are any of us actualy getting enough head?
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Old 07-25-2010, 08:17 AM
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Are any of us actualy getting enough head?
I am at the moment, but I'm getting married in 3 months, so that'll change.
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Old 07-25-2010, 08:26 AM
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Old 07-25-2010, 08:59 AM
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there's probably an app for that

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Old 07-25-2010, 10:15 AM
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Read an article the other day that woman are actually more interested and active in their 40s.
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Old 07-25-2010, 10:24 AM
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Lucky me, my GF of 3.5 yrs just turned 40 today. I will report back in a few months on how she is doing.
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Old 07-25-2010, 10:26 AM
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Old 07-25-2010, 11:53 AM
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pete you do some field irrigation in the big sky country don't you?

i've been irrigating for the last 10 days on three small pieces 20 - 30 - 40 acres respectfully.

the 20 acre piece is ditch to 18" pipe w/2 - 12" red top valves, the 30 acre piece is open ditch and concrete and board valves supplemented with tarps, the 40 acre piece is an open ditch with a 36" rcp gate and 16 bank gates.

i flood the 20 in 24 hrs and figure the head at just over 1-1/4head. the 30 floods in three days and i get a full head. the 40 also floods in three days and i figure i get just less than 2 head.

my question is that i'm wondering if i'm getting enough head?
Jim,

Surface irrigation is infinitely more complex than sprinkler irrigation, which pretty much means you won't get anything more from this group other than bad jokes.

What kind of hard data do you have available to you?
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