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    Irrigation In Yuma

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    Irrigation is significant to Yuma County because, it has assisted agricultural growth over the years. Financially, the county of Yuma is in the top economically successful counties in the world as the crop sales are in the .1% every year. Before Yuma was successful they first had to overcome many challenges in the land, this changed Yuma geographically and caused for new technology needed that is now used around the United States in the present day. This advancement called for more jobs for thousands

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    frequent and severe droughts due to climate change has stimulated research into water-saving irrigation strategies aiming at producing more ‘crop per drop’ (Morison et al., 2008). The trend in recent years has been towards conversion of surface irrigation to drip irrigation to improve water use efficiency, plant quality and, crop yield. Drip irrigation systems have increasingly been used to supply irrigation water, fertilizers, and pesticides to a wide range of vegetables, field crops, and fruit trees

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    Irrigation Yuma Essay

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    Irrigation was the biggest impact to hit the Yuma and Southern Arizona. Without Irrigation Yuma and Southern Arizona wouldn’t be what they are today. At first only 7,500 acres were available for irrigation, but after the necessary canals were built more than 59,450 acres were irrigable. Irrigation allows crops grow at a higher rate because it allows the crop to get the adequate amount of water. Putting water to the rich soil turned the desert into an agricultural oasis that could produce a wide range

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    Irrigation In Yuma Essay

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    Irrigation in Yuma Intro: Arizona has had a huge amount of change throughout the years especially with agriculture. One thing that stands out would be the evolution of irrigation, especially in Yuma arizona. Yuma arizona has gone from having little to no adequate irrigation to being one of the most successful irrigated farm lands in the country. With having the colorado at Yuma’s disposal, it wouldn’t be an injustice to utilize the river for irrigation. It also helps having tremendously fertile land

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    Irrigation Yuma Essay

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    Irrigation Yuma County Irrigation has been a major part for Yuma,Arizona. Many things had occurred for getting a better irrigation in the Yuma County as well as in other parts; many things had happened like successfully and tragedies things. The major component that led to the irrigation was the Reclamation Act, which then later became known as the U.S Bureau of Reclamation. This then led to the Yuma Project. The Yuma Project was a project that was a benefit because it help to bring down the water

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    Irrigation In Yuma Essay

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    Irrigation was nothing new in Yuma, Arizona. Over the years irrigation had just gotten better, it did manage to change Yuma in some positive ways while irrigation improved. Many people and the developers of Yuma County had to overcome many challenges but it was not easy to do so. The project did have both some negative and some positive effects on Yuma County. Irrigation helped out farmers and their farmland. Also, Irrigation in Yuma came with the Reclamation Act, which had given permission to the

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    and flourishes off of. There are various methods of irrigation, such as surface irrigation, drip/macro irrigation, sprinkler irrigation, and subsurface irrigation. Surface irrigation involves techniques where water is simply distributed over the soil surface by gravity. It is also the most common form of irrigation throughout the world. Drip irrigation delivers water directly to the root of a plant. This is a very effective method of irrigation because almost no water is lost through runoff or evaporation

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    Irrigation In Yumma Essay

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    Irrigation Throughout Yuma County Yuma has came a very long way with irrigation. With Yuma being so dry and having sand it was easy to plant soil and make canals and dams. There has been major challenges, and many successful achievements for irrigation, with flooding, sediment removings, and building the canals. Some challenges that Yuma County had with the Irrigation System was flooding, the use of water for crops on farmland, the supply of water for irrigation, and the transfer of water from

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    Surge Irrigation Essay

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    Surge Irrigation Surface irrigation is not new technology, but through research and the incorporation of some inventive measures, advances in this area have provided the needed responses to make this type of irrigation increasingly appealing. Not only is water quality a major concern, but current farmers must now monitor water quality and provide adequate crop protection measures to insure a good yield. Water availability is affected by falling water tables, droughts and stressed

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    Describe In Detail How Irrigation Changed Yuma/Southern Arizona There are many different ways irrigation has changed Yuma and the rest of Southern Arizona very drastically. Irrigation has existed in Southern Arizona and Yuma County since the 1800’s. Irrigation has been practiced in the Algodones Grant with a view to determine if gravity canals would be effective for irrigation. 50,000 to 60,000 acres are extremely fertile and are very capable of producing crops when there is a sufficient amount

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