Surge valve program could help Valley farms

  • August 5, 2013 - Valley Morning Star
  • "For three generations, the fields of SRS Farms in the Rio Grande Valley have been watered by flood irrigation. Flooding furrows has long been considered the easiest way to irrigate crops, but it’s not the most efficient and water-wise way, some farmers say. The prolonged drought, which has caused irrigation water to be in tight supply, has prompted some growers to look for alternative methods..." FULL STORY; more info on Surge Valve Coop