1. This excellent, clearly illustrated book has been written for those working with farmers on development and extension in rural areas who do not have much access to the technical know-how needed for developing irrigatedagriculture on a small scale.
  2. Keyline methods enable the rapid development of deep biologically fertile soil by converting subsoil into living topsoil. Keyline pattern cultivation enables the rapid flood irrigation of undulating land without terracing. Incidental results are the healing of soil erosion, bio-adsorption of...
  3. This publication was intended to serve as an on-farm irrigation and water management guide book for farmers as well as irrigation extension personnel. To meet this objective it was written a simple form with many illustrations, tables and field examples. It is hoped that this publication will...
  4. This booklet was developed as a training aid for use in irrigation workshops conducted for small farmers and technicians in the Peruvian highlands through USAID. Much of the agriculture there takes place on stepp slopes, shallow soils and small farm plots. Irrigation extension personnel found the...
  5. This manual has been prepared for use by Peace Corps Trainees and Peace Corps Volunteers as a resource in gaining understanding and knowledge of basic irrigation principles and practices. It is intended as a practical handbook which can be understoody be the generalist. Subject areas have been...
  6. This illustrated book commemorates the part of our history that irrigators played in developing our water resources and the impact that development had on the growth of our great nation. Over 150 photographs and drawings will lead you from the early days of irrigation development to the very...
  7. Measured irrigation is anirrigation scheduling technique. For conventional drip irrigation systems, the volume of water delivered by a dripperduring the irrigation event depends upon the flow rate. But for measured irrigation the volume of water delivered by a dripperduring the irrigation event...
  8. 2015-03-26 This workshop will explored ideas for irrigating vegetable gardens including ideas for homemade irrigation systems as well as factory made irrigation systems. Beth has a B.A in International Agribusiness and is a former ECHO intern who returned to ECHO in 2004 after working for 13 years in...
  9. Key Resource 2009-08-21 Most water and sanitation facilities used by households or operated by small-scale enterprises were built without external support. This shows there are alternatives to the large centralized conventional systems. More importantly, small-scale solutions have proven to be cost effective....
  10. 1997-12-01 Efficient and effective irrigation of the land can have a dramatic effect on the agricultural output and economic well-being of a community. The smallholdings, defined in this book as up to 25 hectares (60 acres), can be the source of a significant proportion of a country's food production.At the...