Drip Irrigation Payback in Years Based on Actual Results

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It is a common misconception that a drip irrigation conversion will take several years to pay for itself.  In fact, farmers and landscapers converting to drip irrigation have realized quick drip irrigation benefits, payback and substantially improved profits.

For example, a corn and soybean farmer in Nebraska installed a drip irrigation system originally believing that the conversion would take over 5 years to pay for itself.

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Steven & Chris Cox, Cox Valley View Farms, Long Island, KS

The drip irrigation payback chart below depicts 3 different “payback” scenarios based on actual results:

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Drip irrigation payback (click the image for information)