Mon Oct 29, 2012 11:14 AM CDT

High-pressure irrigation is out. Low pressure is in,” says Gill Rogers, of Hartsville, S.C. During the past 20 years, Rogers and his sons have installed low-pressure irrigation on the 21 center-pivots at Rogers Brothers Farm. Sounds simple, but it isn’t always.

“People can be confused by terms like high-pressure and low-pressure systems. If you have a long-pivot system, you need more pressure to get the water you need to the end,” Rogers says. It’s best to think about your needs and the end result of fulfilling them.

“Instead of worrying about high or low ...

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