Center pivot irrigation – pros and cons

Farmers have a lot on their minds as they begin the 2013 planting season. Corn prices have been treading water while cotton prices have been on the rise. Perhaps the biggest uncertainty, however, concerns irrigation for the 2013 crops. USDA’s Earl Vories discussed some of the issues growers face on watering their crops in the Irrigation Technology Seminar at the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show in Memphis, Tenn.